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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2004

Authors: Schneider, S; Breit, SM; Grampp, S; Künzel, WW; Liesegang, A; Mayrhofer, E; Zentek, J

Title: Comparative assessment of bone mineral measurements obtained by use of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, peripheral quantitative computed tomography, and chemical-physical analyses in femurs of juvenile and adult dogs.

Source: Am J Vet Res. 2004; 65(7):891-900

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Breit Sabine
Künzel Wolfgang
Mayrhofer Elisabeth
Zentek Jürgen

Vetmed Research Units
University Clinic for Small Animals, Clinical Unit of Diagnostic Imaging
Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds
Institute of Topographical Anatomy

Project(s): Skeletal development in dogs

Comparative evaluation of different methods to assess bone mineral density in dogs

To compare bone mineral measurements obtained by use of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT), and chemical-physical analyses and determine effects of age and femur size on values obtained for the various techniques.

Keywords Pubmed: Absorptiometry, Photon/methods
Absorptiometry, Photon/veterinary
Body Weights and Measures/veterinary
Bone Density/physiology
Bone and Bones/chemistry*
Dogs/anatomy & histology*
Femur/anatomy & histology
Sensitivity and Specificity
Tomography, X-Ray Computed/methods
Tomography, X-Ray Computed/veterinary

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