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In Vivo Determination Of Bone Density--A Comparative Study
Author(s): Norbert E. Reich; Frank E. Seidelmann; Ray R. Tubbs; William MacIntyre
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Paper Abstract

Two in vivo methods for the determination of bone mineral content are compared. It is concluded that computed tomography represents the only accurate in vivo method capable of determining bone mineral content per volume of bone. In addition, it has the distinct advantage of being able to determine the bone mineral content of virtually any bone of the skeleton.

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Date Published: 23 December 1976
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0096, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine V, (23 December 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.965416
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Norbert E. Reich
Frank E. Seidelmann
Ray R. Tubbs
William MacIntyre


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0096:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine V
Robert K. Cacak; Paul L. Carson; Gregory Dubuque; Joel E. Gray; William R. Hendee; Raymond P. Rossi; Arthur Haus, Editor(s)

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