Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p14 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Bone health in children with congenital heart disease

Erlandson Marta , Baril Chantelle , Runalls Shonnah , Lahti Dana , Wright Kristi , Pockett Chrissa , Bradley Tim , Kakadekar Ashok , Pharis Scott , Tomczak Corey

Objectives: Children with congenital heart disease (CHD) have been found to have markedly low levels of physical activity (PA) compared to typically developing peers. It is well known that PA during the growing years has a beneficial effect on bone health with the most active children laying down more bone than their less active peers. If children with CHD are avoiding PA, current and future bone health may be compromised; however, very little is known of the bone health of ch...