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… (More)

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2012
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2012
Bone mineral density (BMD) is the most widely used predictor of fracture risk. We performed the largest meta-analysis to date on… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
In an extended genome-wide association study of bone mineral density among 6,865 Icelanders and a follow-up in 8,510 subjects of… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Bone mineral density influences the risk of osteoporosis later in life and is useful in the evaluation of the risk of… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is diagnosed by the measurement of bone mineral density, which is a highly heritable and multifactorial… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Treatment intervention thresholds for prevention of osteoporotic fractures can be derived from reports from the World… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Gonadal failure induces bone loss while obesity prevents it. This raises the possibility that bone mass, body weight, and gonadal… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
As men age, their serum testosterone concentrations decrease, as do their bone densities. Because bone density is also low in… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Alendronate sodium reduces fracture risk in postmenopausal women who have vertebral fractures, but its effects on… (More)
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1998
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1998
Estrogen (E) deficiency associated with the menopause is the major cause of bone loss in aging women. However, men also lose… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Depression is associated with alterations in behavior and neuroendocrine systems that are risk factors for decreased… (More)
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