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Absorptiometry, Photon

Known as: Photon Absorptiometry 
A noninvasive method for assessing BODY COMPOSITION. It is based on the differential absorption of X-RAYS (or GAMMA RAYS) by different tissues such… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Epidemiological studies of bone mineral determinants rely heavily on measurements made with absorptiometric techniques such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Bone mineral density (BMD) was measured at the lumbar spine and cervical and intertrochanteric regions of the proximal femur by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Bone densitometry using dual‐photon absorptiometry (DPA) or dual‐energy x‐ray absorptiometry (DXA) has become a standard method… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Tamoxifen, a synthetic antiestrogen, increases disease-free and overall survival when used as adjuvant… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The present study validates the use of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) for measurement of body composition. The precision… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To determine the independent contributions of bone mass and existing fractures as predictors of the risk for new… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Dual-photon absorptiometry (DPA) allows separation of body mass into bone mineral, fat, and fat-free soft tissue. This report… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Vertebral fracture prevalence was assessed in an age-stratified random sample of Rochester, Minnesota women aged 50 years and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The relative importance of genetic factors in determining bone mass in different parts of the skeleton is poorly understood… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Patterns of bone loss in the axial and the appendicular skeleton were studied in 185 normal volunteers (105 women and 82 men; age… Expand
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