Study of Low Bone Mass in Premenopausal or Perimenopausal Women
I. Determine the possible causes of bone loss in premenopausal or perimenopausal women.
|Study Design:||Primary Purpose: Screening|
|Study Start Date:||February 1998|
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Patients undergo physical examination and complete history with emphasis on risk factors for osteoporosis and screening for occult secondary causes of osteoporosis through blood serum and 24 hour urine collection.
Patients with more than 6 months since prior bone mineral density measurements or who did not receive measurements at participating center, undergo dual energy x-ray absorptiometry over 30 minutes for bone mineral density measurements.
|United States, New York|
|Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons|
|New York, New York, United States, 10032|
|Study Chair:||Elizabeth Shane||Columbia University|