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dc.contributor.advisorNaidoo, Subhadranalene
dc.contributor.advisorJackpersad, R.
dc.contributor.authorSunder, Roshnee
dc.date.accessioned2008-07-21T08:47:22Z
dc.date.available2008-07-21T08:47:22Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier.other307239
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10321/320
dc.descriptionA dissertation submitted in full compliance with the requirements for the M.Tech: Radiography,Durban University of Technology, 2006.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this research was to determine normal bone mineral density (BMD) reference ranges (means and standard deviations) for the lumbar spine, total hip and distal forearm, for Indian women of varying age groups in KwaZulu-Natal. The aim also included a comparison of the study population reference ranges with those provided by the manufacturer in order to evaluate any diagnostic implications.en_US
dc.format.extent294 p
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subject.lcshBones--Radiography
dc.subject.lcshRadiography, Medical
dc.subject.lcshDiagnostic imaging
dc.subject.lcshRadiography in orthopedics
dc.subject.lcshOrthopedics--Diagnosis
dc.subject.lcshX-ray densitometry in medicine
dc.subject.lcshWomen--Diseases
dc.subject.lcshOsteoporosis in women
dc.titleA determination of normal reference ranges for bone mineral density for Indian women of varying age groups in KZN : the impact of local data on the diagnosis of osteoporosisen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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