Bone Densitometry in Growing Patients / Edition 1

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The focus of this book is the rapidly expanding use of Clinical Densitometry in the pediatric and adolescent populations. State-of-the-art and an essential reference for all clinicians involved in the care of children and adolescents, Bone Densitometry in Growing Patients provides the latest expert-based guidelines, to assist practitioners in obtaining clinically relevant bone health information on children.

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"Part of the Series Current Clinical Practice, the volume written by authors from several countries reviews in 11 chapters various tools for measuring bone in children and adolescents, but the main theme is to describe the indications, use and interpretation of DXA. A clearly written text useful to clinicians and technicians." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 4 (3), March, 2007)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588296344
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 9/15/2006
  • Series: Current Clinical Practice Series
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Rationale for Bone Densitometry in Childhood and Adolescence

Aenor J. Sawyer and Laura K. Bachrach

Tools for Measuring Bone in Children and Adolescents

Kate A. Ward, Zulf Mughal, and Judith E. Adams

Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry

Nicola J. Crabtree, Mary B. Leonard, and Babette S. Zemel

Clinical Indications for the Use of DXA in Pediatrics

Laura K. Bachrach, Michael A. Levine, Christopher T. Cowell, and Nicholas J. Shaw

Acquisition of DXA in Children and Adolescents

Nicola J. Crabtree, Kyla Kent, and Babette S. Zemel


Moira Petit, Kyla Kent, Mary B. Leonard, Heather McKay, and Babette S. Zemel


Babette S. Zemel and Moira Petit

Reporting DXA Results

Ellen B. Fung, Laura K. Bachrach, Julie N. Briody, and Christopher T. Cowell

Children With Special Considerations

Laurie J. Moyer-Mileur, Zulf Mughal, and Ellen B. Fung

Research Considerations

Mary B. Leonard and Moira Petit

Looking to the Future of Pediatric Bone Densitometry

Nicholas J. Bishop, Aenor J. Sawyer, and Mary B. Leonard

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: Equations and Calculations

Appendix C: Pediatric Normative Data

Appendix D: Forms and Handouts


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