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Calcium DXA: Impact of Calcium Supplements on Lumbar Spine Bone Mineral Density

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00205036
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 28, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison
  Purpose
We, the investigators at the University of Wisconsin, hypothesized that ingesting calcium tablets prior to a spine bone density scan will not affect the bone mineral density as measured by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA).

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Impact of Calcium Supplements on Lumbar Spine Bone Mineral Density

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Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: October 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
We hypothesized that ingesting calcium tablets prior to a spine bone density scan will not affect the bone mineral density as measured by DXA. To test this, 36 subjects ingested various calcium supplements after a spine DXA scan and were then scanned again 15, 30 and 45 minutes after ingestion. Subsequently a subset of 15 subjects had three spine scans performed for instrument precision and subsequently ingested a calcium tablet with scans 15 and 30 minute intervals after ingestion.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men or women 18 years or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Internal spinal hardware
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00205036


Locations
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Neil C Binkley, MD University of Wisconsin, Madison
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00205036     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M-2004-1308
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 28, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016