L K Bachrach
Affiliation: Stanford University
- Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) measurements of bone density and body composition: promise and pitfallsL K Bachrach
Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5208, USA
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 13:983-8. 2000..In conclusion, DEXA is a valuable tool for assessing pediatric bone health, but accurate interpretation of densitometry results requires recognition of a myriad of pitfalls...
- Bone mineral acquisition in healthy Asian, Hispanic, black, and Caucasian youth: a longitudinal studyL K Bachrach
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5208, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:4702-12. 1999..Black and Asian females and Asian males tended to reach a plateau in BMD earlier than the other ethnic groups. The use of gender- and ethnic-specific standards is recommended when interpreting pediatric bone densitometry data...
- Acquisition of optimal bone mass in childhood and adolescenceL K Bachrach
Division of Endocrinology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Room S302, Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
Trends Endocrinol Metab 12:22-8. 2001..Equally important is raising the awareness of health care providers to recognize children at risk for suboptimal acquisition of PBM...
- A comparison of calcaneus ultrasound and dual X-ray absorptiometry in healthy North American youths and young adultsC K Lum
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
J Clin Densitom 2:403-11. 1999..23-0.58, p < 0. 008). CUS warrants further study as a tool for assessing bone mineral acquisition in children...
- Influence of pre-adolescent diet on quantitative ultrasound measurements of the calcaneus in young adult womenM C Wang
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
Osteoporos Int 9:532-5. 1999..Further investigations of this relationship may yield a deeper understanding of the impact of diet on skeletal development. The small size of the convenience sample used for the analysis precludes stronger inferences at this time...
- Patterns of bone mineral acquisition in children with epidermolysis bullosa: a longitudinal studyT Fu
Department of Dermatology Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5168, USA
Br J Dermatol 165:1081-6. 2011..Reduced bone mass and fractures are known complications of generalized forms of epidermolysis bullosa (EB). However, the aetiology - inadequate bone acquisition, premature bone loss, or a combination - is unclear...
- Assessment of bone mineralization following renal transplantation in children: limitations of DXA and the confounding effects of delayed growth and developmentM B Leonard
Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Am J Transplant 1:193-6. 2001..In addition, the limitations of DXA for detecting impaired bone mineralization in children with renal disease are reviewed and alternative approaches explored...