endocrinology
Bone health

Bone densitometry scans can add CVD screening in 15 seconds

Abdominal aortic calcification (AAC) observed in women during bone densitometry is associated with atherosclerotic vascular disease-related hospitalisations and deaths. The sub-study of the Perth Longitudinal Study of Aging in Women comprised more than 1,000 women over 70 years of age. AAC24 scores were calculated from bone densitometry and lateral spine images. Over almost 15 years ...

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