The relationship between bone mineral density and arterial stiffness in women.

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PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between bone mineral density (BMD) and arterial stiffness as a preclinical atherosclerosis criterion. MATERIALS AND METHODS Carotid and femoral artery Doppler ultrasonography and arterial stiffness measurements were performed on 113 female patients referred for BMD measurements. RESULTS… (More)
DOI: 10.4261/1305-3825.DIR.5330-11.1

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