Journal article

Associations between hip bone mineral density, aortic calcification and cardiac workload in community-dwelling older Australians

AJ Rodriguez, D Scott, A Hodge, DR English, GG Giles, PR Ebeling

Osteoporosis International | SPRINGER LONDON LTD | Published : 2017


Awarded by Australian NHMRC grants

Funding Acknowledgements

MCCS cohort recruitment was funded by VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria. The MCCS was further supported by Australian NHMRC grants 209057, 251553 and 504711 and by infrastructure provided by Cancer Council Victoria. Cases and their vital status were ascertained through the Victorian Cancer Registry (VCR) and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), including the National Death Index and the Australian Cancer Database. AJR was supported by an Australian Government Research Training Programme Scholarship. DS is support by an Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council RD Wright Biomedical Career Development Fellow. The authors would like to acknowledge Dr. Belal Khan and Dr. Nayab Khan for their efforts in recruitment for this study, calcification scoring and in database preparation.