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Bone mineral content and areal density, but not bone area, predict an incident fracture risk: a comparative study in a UK prospective cohort

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We studied a prospective UK cohort of women aged 20 to 80 years, assessed by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) at baseline. Bone mineral content (BMC) and areal bone mineral density (aBMD), but not bone area (BA), at femoral neck, lumbar spine and the whole body sites were similarly predictive of incident fractures. BACKGROUND: Low aBMD, measured by DXA, is a well-established risk factor for future fracture, but little is known about the performance characteristics of other DXA measures ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s11657-016-0293-0

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Curtis, EM More by this author
Harvey, NC More by this author
D'Angelo, S More by this author
Cooper, CS More by this author
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Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Osteoporos Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
39
Pages:
1-7
Publication date:
2016-12-03
Acceptance date:
2016-11-24
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1862-3514
ISSN:
1862-3522
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pubs:666107
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uri:1b522765-5bfc-461a-8812-571f23984285
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uuid:1b522765-5bfc-461a-8812-571f23984285
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pubs:666107
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