Diagnostic evaluation of bone densitometric size adjustment techniques in children with and without low trauma fractures

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Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

Several established methods are used to size adjust dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) measurements in children. However, there is no consensus as to which method is most diagnostically accurate. All size-adjusted bone mineral density (BMD) values were more diagnostically accurate than non-size-adjusted values. The greatest odds ratio was estimated volumetric BMD for vertebral fracture.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2015-24
Number of pages10
JournalOsteoporosis International
Volume24
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013