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Bone Density

Known as: BMD, BONE MASS, Bone Mineral Density 
A measure of the amount of minerals (mostly calcium and phosphorous) contained in a certain volume of bone. Bone mass measurements are used to… 
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Musculoskeletal conditions are a major burden on individuals, health systems, and social care systems, with indirect costs being… 
Review
2002
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Once-daily injections of parathyroid hormone or its amino-terminal fragments increase bone formation and bone mass… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Alendronate sodium reduces fracture risk in postmenopausal women who have vertebral fractures, but its effects on… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Inadequate dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D may contribute to the high prevalence of osteoporosis among older… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Long-term estrogen therapy can reduce the risk of osteoporotic fracture and cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
Abstract Objective: To determine the ability of measurements of bone density in women to predict later fractures. Design: Meta… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BONE density achieved in early adulthood is the major determinant of risk of osteoporotic fracture. Up to 60% of women1,2 suffer… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Increased dietary intake of calcium during childhood, usually as calcium in milk, is associated with increased bone…