Parallel Assessment of Bone Mineral Density and RANKL/OPG Ratio in Saudi Females

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AI Hassan; SA Eltarhouny; HE Hashem; SA Algaidi; AR Abdallah; AM Sandokji;
(2016)
  • Publisher: The University of the West Indies
  • Journal: WIMJ Open (issn: 0799-3889)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.7727/wimjopen.2014.312
  • Subject: quantitative ultrasound | Saudi Arabia | RC955-962 | RC109-216 | RANKL | Bone density | Infectious and parasitic diseases | female | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | osteoprotegerin
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal diseases

Background: Osteoporosis is a significant risk factor for morbidity, and its high prevalence among Saudi women should be considered to be a public health problem. Quantitative ultrasound was recommended for bone mineral density (BMD) screening. Receptor activator of nu... View more
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