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An investigation of the diagnostic value of bilateral femoral neck bone mineral density measurements.

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This paper describes a study to assess the clinical value of bilateral femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) measurements. Although a range of factors will determine clinical decisions, the classification of the site with the lowest T-score is likely to have significant bearing on the management of a patient. While it is common practice to measure BMD at the lumbar spine and a single neck of femur, knowledge of the BMD of the second femur may also be of diagnostic value. Using dual-energy X...

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10.1007/s001980070065

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Petley, GW More by this author
Taylor, PA More by this author
Murrills, AJ More by this author
Dennison, E More by this author
Pearson, G More by this author
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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
11
Issue:
8
Pages:
675-679
Publication date:
2000-01-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:a2306830-b77f-4791-966d-d459be14febe
Source identifiers:
125623
Local pid:
pubs:125623

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