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Bone Health Assessment in Pediatrics : Guidelines for Clinical Practice

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Ellen B. Fung, Laura K. Bachrach, Aenor J. Sawyer, editors. (Second edition) Springer , c2016.
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The gold-standard resource for evaluating bone health in children and adolescents, this practical and highly anticipated second edition offers a comprehensive, fully updated resource for addressing bone health in these populations. Developed by a renowned international panel of experts in measuring and analyzing bone density in the pediatric patient and reflecting the 2013 International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) Guidelines for Pediatric DXA assessment, interpretation and reportin…
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Other Authors
Bachrach, Laura K
Fung, Ellen B
Sawyer, Aenor J
Responsibility
Ellen B. Fung, Laura K. Bachrach, Aenor J. Sawyer, editors
Edition
Second edition
Former Title
Bone densitometry in growing patients
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 347 p. : 86 illus., 35 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319304106 (print ed.)
9783319304120
Subjects (MeSH)
Absorptiometry, Photon
Bone Density - physiology
Bone Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Notes
Preceded by Bone densitometry in growing patients : guidelines for clinical practice / edited by Aenor J. Sawyer, Laura K. Bachrach, Ellen B. Fung. c2007.
Abstract
The gold-standard resource for evaluating bone health in children and adolescents, this practical and highly anticipated second edition offers a comprehensive, fully updated resource for addressing bone health in these populations. Developed by a renowned international panel of experts in measuring and analyzing bone density in the pediatric patient and reflecting the 2013 International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) Guidelines for Pediatric DXA assessment, interpretation and reporting, this indispensable reference covers all the important changes in the field over the last 9 years. Some highlights of this edition include: an entire chapter on the assessment of infants and toddlers, a chapter devoted to the assessment of children with disabling conditions, an in-depth discussion of vertebral fracture and its etiologies, and a thorough review of the advantages and limitations of densitometry techniques including DXA, pQCT, HRpQCT, and MRI. New fracture prediction software, including Trabecular Bone Score and Finite Element Analysis, is described. In this edition, the limitations of DXA are addressed as are the most recent strategies for handling them including proposed DXA adjustments such as height Z-score. Solidifying itself as the leading text in the field, Bone Health Assessment in Pediatrics: Guidelines for Clinical Practice, 2nd edition provides all of the critical basic analysis and evaluation tools, images, and calculations necessary for clinicians to optimize bone health for all children, especially those with skeletal fragility.
Contents
1. Rationale for Bone health Assessment in Childhood and Adolescence -- 2. Tools for Measuring Bone in Children and Adolescents -- 3. Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiomery Technology -- 4. Indications for DXA in Children and Adolescents -- 5. Acquisition of DXA in Children and Adolescents -- 6. Analysis & Evaluation of DXA in Children and Adolescents -- 7. Reporting DXA Results: Specifics for Children and Adolescents -- 8. DXA Evaluation of Infants and Toddlers -- 9. DXA in Children with Special Needs -- 10. Bone Mineral Density as a Predictor of Vertebral Fractures in Children and Adolescents -- 11. Lessons Learned from Clinical Research Using QCT, pQCT and HR-pQCT -- 12. Evaluation of Fracture without Known Trauma: Use of DXA in Differential Diagnosis -- 13. What's Next in the Field of Bone Health in Pediatrics? Research Considerations.
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