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Longitudinal Evaluation of Mouse Hind Limb Bone Loss After Spinal Cord Injury using Novel, in vivo, Methodology

DOI :

10.3791/3246-v

10:39 min

December 7th, 2011

December 7th, 2011

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1Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

A longitudinal examination of bone loss in the femurs and tibiae of adult mice was performed following spinal cord injury using sequential low-dose X-ray scans. Tibia bone loss was detected throughout the study, while bone loss in the femur was not detected until 40 days post injury.

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