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Estimating Aluminum Content in Bone from the Length of Stainable Aluminum

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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The amount of aluminum in bone from a patient with renal osteodystrophy can be estimated by the length of aluminum staining in a bone biopsy. Ott et al developed an equation that correlated this length with measurements done by flameless atomic absorption spectrophotometry.

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