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SJKU 2006, 11(2): 59-67 Back to browse issues page
Prevalence of osteoporosis, osteopenia and their related factors in post-menopausal women referring to Kurdistan densitometry center
Siamak Derakhshan Dr * 1, Reza Salehi 2, Naser Reshadmanesh 2
1- Assistant Professor , Siamakderakhshan@yahoo.com
2- Instructor
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Background and Aim: Osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease. This study deals with prevalence of osteoporosis, osteopenia and their related factors in post-menopausal women who had referred to Kurdistan densitometry center in Sanandaj. Materials and Methods: This descriptive-analytic study included 305 post-menopausal women without previous history of osteoporosis who had referred for densitometry to Kurdistan densitometry center from 1382 to 1383. Sampling method was census. Patients with secondary osteoporosis were excluded. Data were extracted from a questionnaires filled out by the subjects. Bone mineral densities of femoral neck and second to fourth lumbar vertebrae were measured by DXA method. The results were expressed on the basis of T-score. Osteoporosis and osteopenia were defined as T<-2.5 and -2.5
Keywords: Menopause, Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, Bone density, Densitometry
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/05/13
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Volume 11, Issue 2 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2006) Back to browse issues page
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مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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