A D DiVasta

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vertebral fracture assessment in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Division of Gynecology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Densitom 17:207-11. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The use of gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues in adolescent and young patients with endometriosis
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 25:287-92. 2013
  3. pmc The effect of gonadal and adrenal steroid therapy on skeletal health in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Metabolism 61:1010-20. 2012
  4. pmc Bioavailability of vitamin D in malnourished adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2575-80. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and the adolescent
    Amy D DiVasta
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, 333 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:363-8. 2010
  6. pmc Malnutrition and hemodynamic status in adolescents hospitalized for anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 333 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:706-13. 2010
  7. pmc The effect of bed rest on bone turnover in young women hospitalized for anorexia nervosa: a pilot study
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1650-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy for the adolescent patient
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 333 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1135:204-11. 2008
  9. pmc Bone density in adolescents treated with a GnRH agonist and add-back therapy for endometriosis
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:293-7. 2007
  10. pmc Skeletal measurements by quantitative ultrasound in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 150:286-90, 290.e1. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Vertebral fracture assessment in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Division of Gynecology, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Densitom 17:207-11. 2014
    ..In conclusion, ill young women with AN were at low risk for asymptomatic VF in our cohort. VFs were not predicted by duration of illness, severity of malnutrition, or traditional measures of areal BMD at the lumbar spine. ..
  2. doi request reprint The use of gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues in adolescent and young patients with endometriosis
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 25:287-92. 2013
    ..Long-term effects of GnRHa treatment for endometriosis are of concern when treating adolescents...
  3. pmc The effect of gonadal and adrenal steroid therapy on skeletal health in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Metabolism 61:1010-20. 2012
    ..Dehydroepiandrosterone + COC may be safely used to preserve bone mass as efforts to reverse the nutritional, psychological, and other hormonal components of AN are implemented...
  4. pmc Bioavailability of vitamin D in malnourished adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2575-80. 2011
    ..Young women with anorexia nervosa (AN) have a normal vitamin D status. The bioavailability of vitamin D during malnutrition is unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and the adolescent
    Amy D DiVasta
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, 333 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:363-8. 2010
    ..We present an update on hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) for adolescents and young women with deficiencies of pubertal hormones...
  6. pmc Malnutrition and hemodynamic status in adolescents hospitalized for anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 333 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:706-13. 2010
    ..To determine the effects of malnutrition on hemodynamic status of adolescents hospitalized for anorexia nervosa...
  7. pmc The effect of bed rest on bone turnover in young women hospitalized for anorexia nervosa: a pilot study
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1650-5. 2009
    ..Malnourished adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN) requiring medical hospitalization are at high risk for skeletal insults. Even short-term bed rest may further disrupt normal patterns of bone turnover...
  8. doi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy for the adolescent patient
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 333 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1135:204-11. 2008
    ..Both the benefits and risks associated with various methods of HRT are also discussed, as are special issues of concern regarding adolescent HRT, including eating disorders and bone health...
  9. pmc Bone density in adolescents treated with a GnRH agonist and add-back therapy for endometriosis
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:293-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the bone density of adolescents with endometriosis treated with a GnRH-agonist and "add-back" therapy with norethindrone acetate...
  10. pmc Skeletal measurements by quantitative ultrasound in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 150:286-90, 290.e1. 2007
    ..To compare quantitative ultrasound (QUS) measurements in adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN) with that in healthy control subjects and to determine the utility of QUS as a tool to evaluate skeletal status in these patients...
  11. pmc Bone cross-sectional geometry in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa: a hip structural analysis study
    A D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:797-804. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine whether hip cross-sectional geometry and bone strength were altered in adolescents with AN...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bone health in adolescents
    Amy D DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Adolesc Med Clin 17:639-52; abstract xi. 2006
    ..Adolescent medicine specialists and gynecologists caring for teenagers must recognize the potential implications of these clinical settings on bone health to provide appropriate patient guidance and direct management...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fainting freshmen and sinking sophomores: cardiovascular issues of the adolescent
    Amy Desrochers DiVasta
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 16:350-6. 2004
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