Bone Density Measurements in vivo

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Science  05 Oct 1962:
Vol. 138, Issue 3536, pp. 39-40
DOI: 10.1126/science.138.3536.39


Measurements in vivo are complicated by physical and physiological problems. Lack of standard techniques between laboratories and confusion in terminology have prompted this report. The theory underlying the method is presented with data comparing values obtained by different methods.