Variation in bone mineral density in adults in Poland: age and sex differences.

@article{Rogucka2000VariationIB,
  title={Variation in bone mineral density in adults in Poland: age and sex differences.},
  author={Elżbieta Rogucka and Tadeusz Bielicki and Zygmunt Welon and Marek Mędraś and Charles Susanne},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={139-48}
}
The decline of mineral bone density with age can lead in more extreme cases to osteopenia and osteoporosis, and is therefore one of the aspects of ageing with great medical and social significance. With this idea in mind a study of age changes in the trabecular and, separately, the cortical bone density of the radius was carried out in 1218 females and 405 males, aged 22 to 60 years, all occupationally active inhabitants of the city of Wroclaw, Poland. The technique used was the peripheral… CONTINUE READING

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