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Title: A 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 osteoporosis
Authors: Sunder, Roshnee
Issue Date: 2006
Abstract: The 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.
Description: A dissertation submitted in full compliance with the requirements for the M.Tech: Radiography,Durban University of Technology, 2006.
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