Total body mineral mass measured with dual photon absorptiometry in healthy children

Abstract

Using dual photon absorptiometry, bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) of the total body and the lumbar spine were assessed in 97 healthy, Caucasian children aged 3–14 years. Excellent correlations were found between BMC and BMD on the one hand and age, body height and body weight on the other. No differences were found between boys and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01972888

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