The effects of menopause on longitudinal bone loss from the spine

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Two hundred and thirty women aged 45–66 years were divided into three groups according to their menopausal status and were followed to assess the changes in vertebral bone mineral density (BMD). These included 71 premenopausal, 42 perimenopausal, and 117 postmenopausal women. Menopausal status was assessed through menstrual history and plasma concentrations… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00310195

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