Low Lumbar Spine BMD Predicts Vertebral Fracture in Dialysis Patients
- Easy-access bone exams. B.L.; Welch, Dawn // Shape;Nov95, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p36
Reveals that current advanced bone-density tests are painless, noninvasive and quick. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry as the most common technique.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Summer91, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p88
Presents an abstract of the article `The Palpator: An Instrument for Measuring the Positions of Bone in Three Dimensions,' by G.M. Pronk and F.C.T. van der Helm published in the `Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology.'
- Free in-sight. Munson, Marty; Lee, Yun // Prevention;Sep96, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p36
Looks at the BoneMatters Tour. Free bone-density screening test; Transportation of a state-of-the-art-bone-density scanning machine (DEXA) around the United States from April 1996-1997; Contact point.
- Relation of common allelic variation at vitamin D receptor locus to bone mineral density and... Jorgensen, H.L.; Scholler, J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/7/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7057, p586
Presents a study determining whether common allelic variation at the vitamin D receptor locus is related to bone mineral density and postmenopausal bone loss. Similarity of genotype frequencies of women with low and normal bone mineral densities.
- Hospital expands hours for bone scans. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;04/28/97, Vol. 7 Issue 26, p28
Reports on the expansion of the schedule for bone density scan appointments at the Bone Mineral Measurement Lab of Helen Hayes Hospital in Haverstraw, New York. Description of the procedure; Contact information.
- Should all women over 60 be screened for BMD? Barbieri, Robert L.; Ettinger, Bruce; Ettinger, Katharine M. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Sep99, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p83
Questions whether all women over 60 years old should be screened for bone mineral density (BMD). Why BMD should be performed for all women aged 60 years and over; Significance of BMD tests and measurements on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in women; Evolution of the technology for...
- Uncertainties in bone mineral density T scores. Webber, Colin E. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr98, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p88
Presents a study on the diagnosis and management of osteopenia and osteoporosis, measuring the bone mineral density with the use of the T score. Uncertainty associated with a single bone mineral density measurement; Estimated on the amount of 95 percent of bone density measurement have a T...
- Alendronate Effective in Preventing Vertebral Fractures. Kirchner, Jeffrey T. // American Family Physician;11/15/99, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p2428
Presents an abstract of the study `Larger Increases in Bone Mineral Density During Alendronate Therapy are Associated With a Lower Risk of New Vertebral Fractures in Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis,' by M.C. Hochberg which appeared in the June 1999 issue of the `Arthritis Rheumatology.'
- Long-Term BMD Loss after RT Less Severe than Expected. // Kidney;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p256
Focuses on the spectrum of factors implicated in bone loss in adult patients with long-term successful renal transplants (RT). Reduction in bone mineral density in both trabecular and cortical bone in long-term RT patients; Slight increase in osteoclast function in patients in general; Finding...