Periarticular bone mineral content in rheumatoid arthritis and arthrosis of the hip. Dual photon X-ray absorptiometry in 53 cases

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The bone mineral content (BMC) was determined by dual photon X-ray absorptiometry prior to hip replacement in 22 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and 31 with arthrosis. Compared with the arthrosis patients, the rheumatoids had approximately 20 percent lower bone mineral content in the proximal femur, the lumbar spine, and in the innominate bone superior to the acetabulum.


Research areas and keywords

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  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)530-532
JournalActa Orthopaedica Scandinavica
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Publication categoryResearch

Bibliographic note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research Unit (013242930), Reconstructive Surgery (013240300)