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Height Loss, Kyphosis Indicators, Bone Mineral Density and Vertebral Fractures in Chinese Postmenopausal Women

2019-01-15 13:04:16 | BioPortfolio

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.

A method of producing a high-quality scan by digitizing and subtracting the images produced by high- and low-energy x-rays.

The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.

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The lateral extension of the spine of the SCAPULA and the highest point of the SHOULDER.

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