Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0006p080 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Bone age assessment using Greulich and Pyle and Tanner-Whitehouse methods: a systematic review

Alshamrani Khalaf , Offiah Amaka

Objectives: To have a better understanding of the applicability of the Greulich and Pyle and Tanner Whitehouse methods of bone age estimation in children who are of a different ethnicity from those of the original standards.Method: A systematic search of the Medline database was conducted to include studies published between 1st January 1959 and 1st May 2016 (keywords ‘Greulich Pyle’; ‘Greulich and Pyle’) and 1st January 2001 and 1st ...

ba0007p4 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Applicability of the Tanner-Whitehouse 3 method to United Kingdom children born in the 21st century

Alshamrani Khalaf , Offiah Amaka

Background: To assess the effect of secular change on skeletal maturation and thus on the applicability Tanner and Whitehouse (TW3) methods of bone age estimation.Methods: A single observer assessed bone age using BoneXpert software on 392 hand/wrist trauma radiographs (206 males, 257 left, age range 2 to 15 years, 296 Caucasians, 71 Asians, 20 Africans, 5 mixed Caucasian and Asian) performed in the period 2010–2016. The paired sample t test was use...

ba0006p081 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Bone age determination using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry

Alshamrani Khalaf , Offiah Amaka , kruger Elzene

Objective: To assess whether hand-wrist dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) can replace radiographs for bone age assessment using the Greulich & Pyle (G&P) and/or Tanner & Whitehouse (TW3) methods.Methodology: Purposive sampling was used to include a total of 20 patients identified from an Endocrine Clinic; two males and two females from each of 5 age groups (<5; 5 to 7; 8 to 10; 11 to 13; 14 to 16 years). Bone age as determined from D...