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Bone mineral density in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease
Low bone mineral density (BMD) has been highlighted as a potential problem in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases in the westernized world. The mechanisms ...
Bone Mineral Density Determination in Children. Evaluation of a novel method and application to Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Aims: The overall aims of this thesis were to evaluate the dual-energy X-ray and laser (DXL) method for bone densitometry measurements of the calcaneus in children, to provide reference data for bone mineral density (BMD) ...