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Bone-mineral estimation by computer-assisted transverse axial tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  61396     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The technique of computer-assisted transverse axial tomography has been exploited by minor modification of an E.M.I. brain scanner to determine measurements of bone-mineral content in distal radius and ulna. Such measurements are possible independent of adipose tissue subcutaneously or within the bone and irrespective of bony contour. Preliminary studies suggest that the accuracy and precision justify further longitudinal studies in the exploration of trabecular bone within vertebral bodies by whole-body computer-assisted tomography.
I Isherwood; R A Rutherford; B R Pullan; P H Adams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lancet     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0140-6736     ISO Abbreviation:  Lancet     Publication Date:  1976 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-01     Completed Date:  1976-12-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985213R     Medline TA:  Lancet     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  712-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Bone Diseases / radiography
Bone and Bones / radiography*
Middle Aged
Minerals / analysis*
Radius / radiography
Sex Factors
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Ulna / radiography
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