Pediatrics: Measuring pediatric BMD-the bar raised but the glass half full

Langman, C. B.

Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2011 Nov 23; 8(1):5-6

Abstract

Extensive reference data sets of pediatric bone density measurements are now available, together with equations to translate BMD into relevant Z-scores and correct for abnormal stature. So now is the right time to ask: are you thinking about bone density in children correctly?

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