Laura K Bachrach

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and measurement of bone mass in children and adolescents
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 34:521-35, vii. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring bone mass in children: can we really do it?
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Horm Res 65:11-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Clinical review 1: Bisphosphonate use in childhood osteoporosis
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:400-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Taking steps towards reducing osteoporosis in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Laura K Bachrach
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Room S302, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
    Neuromuscul Disord 15:86-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing bone health in children: who to test and what does it mean?
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2:332-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of oral contraceptives on bone mass and stress fractures in female runners
    Kristin L Cobb
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, and Clinical Research Center, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1464-73. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry interpretation and reporting in children and adolescents: the 2007 ISCD Pediatric Official Positions
    Catherine M Gordon
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Densitom 11:43-58. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-dose intravenous pamidronate reduces fractures in childhood osteoporosis
    Laura M Gandrud
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:887-92. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for stress fracture among young female cross-country runners
    Jennifer L Kelsey
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, and Clinical Research Center, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1457-63. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Disordered eating, menstrual irregularity, and bone mineral density in female runners
    Kristin L Cobb
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:711-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and measurement of bone mass in children and adolescents
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 34:521-35, vii. 2005
    ..The goals are to demystify the densitometry report and to clarify the role of bone density tests in assessing and managing skeletal health in children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring bone mass in children: can we really do it?
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Horm Res 65:11-6. 2006
    ..Developing a clearer understanding of how measures of bone mass and strength correlate with bone fracture in children will help target preventive strategies for those in greatest need...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical review 1: Bisphosphonate use in childhood osteoporosis
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:400-9. 2009
    ..This review examines available research on the efficacy and safety of bisphosphonate therapy for pediatric osteoporosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Taking steps towards reducing osteoporosis in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Laura K Bachrach
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Room S302, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
    Neuromuscul Disord 15:86-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing bone health in children: who to test and what does it mean?
    Laura K Bachrach
    Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2:332-6. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to refine the indications for bone density testing in children and to aid in the interpreting the results...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of oral contraceptives on bone mass and stress fractures in female runners
    Kristin L Cobb
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, and Clinical Research Center, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1464-73. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of oral contraceptives (OC) on bone mass and stress fracture incidence in young female distance runners...
  7. doi request reprint Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry interpretation and reporting in children and adolescents: the 2007 ISCD Pediatric Official Positions
    Catherine M Gordon
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Densitom 11:43-58. 2008
    ..The rationale and evidence for development of the Official Positions are provided. Given the sparse data currently available in many of these areas, it is likely that these positions will change over time as new data become available...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-dose intravenous pamidronate reduces fractures in childhood osteoporosis
    Laura M Gandrud
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5208, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:887-92. 2003
    ..Clinically significant hypocalcemia did not occur. Low-dose pamidronate appears promising in the treatment of childhood osteoporosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for stress fracture among young female cross-country runners
    Jennifer L Kelsey
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, and Clinical Research Center, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1457-63. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for stress fracture among young female distance runners...
  10. ncbi request reprint Disordered eating, menstrual irregularity, and bone mineral density in female runners
    Kristin L Cobb
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:711-9. 2003
    ..To examine the relationships between disordered eating, menstrual irregularity, and low bone mineral density (BMD) in young female runners...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in pediatric transplant recipients
    Mark W Daniels
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Transplantation 76:673-8. 2003
    ..Reduced bone mass and fragility fractures are known complications after transplantation in adults. Far less is known about the skeletal effects of transplantation in children and adolescents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bone health in children and adolescents: a symposium at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies/Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, May 2003
    Catherine M Gordon
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 34:226-42. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Sequential comparisons of one-month and three-month depot leuprolide regimens in central precocious puberty
    Angela Badaru
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1862-7. 2006
    ..5-15 mg, in contrast with the international standard of 3.75 mg. Pubertal suppression using the newer 3-month DL also has been reported from Europe. To date there have been no direct comparisons of these different DL doses...
  14. doi request reprint Correlates of low bone mass in children with generalized forms of epidermolysis bullosa
    Anna L Bruckner
    Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5168, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:1001-9. 2011
    ..Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a family of rare, heterogeneous, genetic disorders characterized by fragility of the skin and mucous membranes. Reduced bone mass and fractures have been recognized as complications of generalized forms of EB...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of calcaneus ultrasound and dual X-ray absorptiometry in children at risk of osteopenia
    Krista T Fielding
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Clin Densitom 6:7-15. 2003
    ..84, and 0.84, respectively. While CUS correlates only modestly with DXA, ROC curve areas indicate that CUS detects low bone mineral in children with fragility fractures as well as DXA and may be a viable initial screen for osteopenia...
  16. ncbi request reprint When to use bisphosphonates
    Laura K Bachrach
    J Pediatr 144:285; author reply 285-6. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Diet in midpuberty and sedentary activity in prepuberty predict peak bone mass
    May Choo Wang
    Department of Nutritional Sciences and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:495-503. 2003
    ..An average daily calcium intake of 1300 mg is recommended for North American adolescents aged 9-18 y. However, questions remain about these recommendations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in children: still a diagnostic challenge
    Laura K Bachrach
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2030-2. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of pharmacologic agents on bone in childhood: an editorial overview
    Gordon L Klein
    Pediatrics 119:S125-30. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Bare-bones fact--children are not small adults
    Laura K Bachrach
    N Engl J Med 351:924-6. 2004
  21. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera) effects on bone health in adolescents: study design, population characteristics and baseline bone mineral density
    Christine C Johnson
    Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 3450, USA
    Contraception 77:239-48. 2008
    ..nonuse of the injectable (intramuscular) contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-IM) and its effect on bone mass in adolescent women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls in the hunt for osteoporosis
    Laura K Bachrach
    Am J Med 115:322-3. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use in teens: a threat to bone health?
    Melanie A Gold
    J Adolesc Health 35:427-9. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Official positions of the international society for clinical densitometry
    E Michael Lewiecki
    New Mexico Clinical Research and Osteoporosis Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3651-5. 2004
    ..Recommendations that are accepted become the Official Positions of the ISCD. This Special Report summarizes the methodology of the ISCD Position Development Conferences and presents selected Official Positions of general interest...