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Determinants of the first decade of bone loss after menopause at spine, hip and radius.

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This study documented bone loss at three different sites in the early postmenopausal period, and examined potential predictors. Forty-three women underwent repeated measurements of bone density at the lumbar spine, proximal femur and distal radius for up to 14 years. Individual rates of bone loss were calculated for the spine and hip; for radial trabecular bone, rates were calculated separately for two time periods, earlier and later after menopause. In the spine and radius, initially high ra...

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10.1093/qjmed/92.5.261

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
92
Issue:
5
Pages:
261-273
Publication date:
1999-05-01
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
Source identifiers:
473732
Language:
English
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pubs:473732
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uuid:bf373bd6-fba2-4033-8abc-457f1d92afce
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pubs:473732
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2014-07-05

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