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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2003, Vol. 1 ›› Issue (4): 265-267.doi: 10.3736/jcim20030410

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Retrospective study of the relationship of height difference and bone density of postmenopausal women

Yan-hao Xiong, Ning Du, Wei-zhen Chen, Tao Liu, Xu-sheng Tang   

  1. Department of Traumatology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Shanghai 200025, China
  • Received:2003-08-28 Online:2003-12-20 Published:2003-12-20

Objective

To analyze the relationship of the height difference and bone density (BD) of premenopausal and postmenopausal women.


Methods

The height values of 191 premenopausal and postmenopausal women were recorded, and the BD values of lumbar vertebrae and hip were detected by double energy X-ray BD detector.


Results

The lower the height of the postmenopausal women, the less the BD value. The BD of lumbar vertebrae dropped 0.025 5 g/cm 2 with each 2 cm of the shortened height, and the BD of hip joint dropped 0.029 2 g/cm 2. The shortened value in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis was statistically greater than that in postmenopausal women without osteoporosis.


Conclusion

The BD of the postmenopausal women can be estimated by the calculation of their shortened height value.

Key words: osteoporosis, postmenopausal, bone density, body height, retrospective studies

CLC Number: 

  • R681.4
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