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Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects. (2002)
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STEWART, A.D., STEWART, A. and REID, D.M. 2002. Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects. Bone [online], 31(1), pages 195-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S8756-3282(02)00811-6

Calf circumference has been cited as an independent risk factor for hip fracture. Correcting this measured girth for subcutaneous adipose tissue or fluid accumulation provides a more valid estimate of lean tissue, but has not been reported in elderly... Read More about Correcting calf girth discriminates the incidence of falling but not bone mass by broadband ultrasound attenuation in elderly female subjects..


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