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ba0002p121 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Tibial metaphyseal shape varies between children according to history of fracture

Arundel Paul , Hangartner Thomas , Short David , Holden Ben , Bishop Nick

Background: Measurement and interpretation of metaphyseal shape in children is difficult. We aim to develop relevant assessment methods using commonly available spiral computed tomography (CT) scanning.Methods: We analysed 12 pairs of age and pubertal stage matched subjects from a larger group of children recruited into a non-interventional caseĀ–control study in which all had suffered trauma; half had sustained a fracture. Each subject underwent ant...