The Thickness of Human Vertebral Cortical Bone and its Changes in Aging and Osteoporosis: A Histomorphometric Analysis of the Complete Spinal Column from Thirty-Seven Autopsy Specimens
Article first published online: 1 JAN 1997
Copyright © 1997 ASBMR
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Volume 12, Issue 1, pages 89–95, January 1997
How to Cite
Ritzel, H., Amling, M., Pösl, M., Hahn, M. and Delling, G. (1997), The Thickness of Human Vertebral Cortical Bone and its Changes in Aging and Osteoporosis: A Histomorphometric Analysis of the Complete Spinal Column from Thirty-Seven Autopsy Specimens. J Bone Miner Res, 12: 89–95. doi: 10.1359/jbmr.19184.108.40.206
- Issue published online: 4 DEC 2009
- Article first published online: 1 JAN 1997
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 SEP 1996
- Manuscript Revised: 27 AUG 1996
- Manuscript Received: 11 JUN 1996
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