Vertebral deformity, bone mineral density, back pain and height loss in unscreened women over 50 years


Bone mineral density (BMD) was measured in the lumbar spine using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in 222 unscreened women (aged 50–82 years), and information on back pain and historic loss of standing height was obtained at interview. Vertebral morphometry was performed on lateral spinal radiographs. The shape of the vertebral body was quantified using… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01637315


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