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ea0014p393 | (1) | ECE2007

The predictive role of body mass and composition upon bone mineral content: differences between premenopausal and postmenopausal women

Branisteanu Dumitru , Piciorea Anca , Zbranca Eusebie , Mogos Voichita

Gravitational stress influences bone mass. Adipose tissue represents a supplementary source of estrogens at postmenopausal women, via aromatization of androgens. We evaluated the importance of weight and fat tissue on bone mass at premenopausal or postmenopausal women in a cross-sectional study upon a group of 138 women between 25 and 77 ys old and with a BMI between 17.1 and 44.3 kg/m2. Fifty six women were menstruating, 15 were perimenopausal and 68 were po...