Bone Health Assessment In Pediatrics: Guidelines For Clinical Practice by Ellen B. FungBone Health Assessment In Pediatrics: Guidelines For Clinical Practice by Ellen B. Fung

Bone Health Assessment In Pediatrics: Guidelines For Clinical Practice

byEllen B. FungEditorLaura K. Bachrach, Aenor J. Sawyer

Hardcover | September 16, 2016

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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 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 clinical practice. 

Ellen B. Fung, PhD, RD, CCDDirector, Bone Density ClinicAssociate ScientistUCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland Department of Hematology Oakland, CALaura K. Bachrach, MDProfessorStanford University School of MedicineDepartment of Pediatrics300 Pasteur DriveStanford, CA 94305-5208Aenor J. Sawyer, MD, MSDirector, UCSF Skeletal Healt...
Title:Bone Health Assessment In Pediatrics: Guidelines For Clinical PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:347 pagesPublished:September 16, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319304100

ISBN - 13:9783319304106


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Rationale for Bone health Assessment in Childhood and Adolescence 

Chapter 2 - Tools for Measuring Bone in Children and Adolescents 

Chapter 3 - Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiomery Technology 

Chapter 4 - Indications for DXA in Children and Adolescents 

Chapter 5 - Acquisition of DXA in Children and Adolescents 

Chapter 6 - Analysis & Evaluation of DXA in Children and Adolescents 

Chapter 7 - Reporting DXA Results: Specifics for Children and Adolescents 

Chapter 8 - DXA Evaluation of Infants and Toddlers 

Chapt er 9 - DXA in Children with Special Needs 

Chapter 10 - Bone Mineral Density as a Predictor of Vertebral Fractures in Children and Adolescents

Chapter 11 - Lessons Learned from Clinical Research Using QCT, pQCT and HR-pQCT 

Chapter 12 - Evaluation of Fracture without Known Trauma: Use of DXA in Differential Diagnosis 

Chapter 13 - What's Next in the Field of Bone Health in Pediatrics? Research Considerations 

Appendix - Appendices: including Resources, intake & registration forms, Health questionnaires, and normative data?

Editorial Reviews

"As bones are basic constituents of body growth, their health are of great importance in childhood. This volume discusses in 13 chapters the tools for measuring bone health from DEXA to CT, pOCT and HR-pOCT. . Fro pediatricians, roentgenologists, orthopedics and surgeons." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), vol. 14 (3), March, 2017)