Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p86 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Disease-specific pathological traits of youth at risk of secondary osteoporosis as determined through peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography

Chivers Paola , Jenkins Mark , Hart Nicolas , Rantalainen Timo , McIntyre Fleur , Hands Beth , Nimphius Sophia , Rothacker Karen , Beck Belinda , Weeks Benjamin , Beeson Brendan , Siafarikas Aris

Objectives: This cross-sectional observational study examined peripheral long bone material and structural differences in youth at risk of secondary osteoporosis across disease-specific profiles using peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (pQCT).Methods: Scans of the upper (radius; ulna) and lower (tibia; fibula) limbs of children at 4% distal and 66% mid-shaft sites were undertaken using pQCT. Specific groups were those with (1) increased risk of ...