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Bone Mineral Density Test

Known as: BMD, bone density, Bone Mineral Density 
A measure of the amount of minerals (mostly calcium and phosphorous) contained in a certain volume of bone. BMD measurements are used to diagnose… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Bone mineral density influences the risk of osteoporosis later in life and is useful in the evaluation of the risk of… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
Recent evidence suggests that vitamin D intakes above current recommendations may be associated with better health outcomes… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT In the Women's Health Initiative trial of estrogen-plus-progestin therapy, women assigned to active treatment had fewer… 
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… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
OBJECTIVES To clarify the factors associated with prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis, and to present the most… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abstract: The purpose of this randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled study was to determine the efficacy and safety of… 
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… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
Abstract Objective: To determine the ability of measurements of bone density in women to predict later fractures. Design: Meta…