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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… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Overweight and obesity according to the definition of the WHO are considered as an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Introduction and hypothesisDiabetes affects bone metabolism. The hypothesis was that type 1 (T1D) and type 2 (T2D) affects BMD… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The incidence of all non-vertebral fractures, as well as the relation to bone mineral density (BMD), was quantified in 7806 men… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Treatment intervention thresholds for prevention of osteoporotic fractures can be derived from reports from the World… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT In the Women's Health Initiative trial of estrogen-plus-progestin therapy, women assigned to active treatment had fewer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Once-daily injections of parathyroid hormone or its amino-terminal fragments increase bone formation and bone mass… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Large segments of the population at risk for osteoporosis and fracture have not been evaluated, and the usefulness of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Alendronate sodium reduces fracture risk in postmenopausal women who have vertebral fractures, but its effects on… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Inadequate dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D may contribute to the high prevalence of osteoporosis among older… Expand
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