Body composition abnormalities in long-term survivors of pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

@article{MostoufiMoab2012BodyCA,
  title={Body composition abnormalities in long-term survivors of pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.},
  author={Sogol Mostoufi-Moab and Jill P. Ginsberg and Nancy J. Bunin and Babette S Zemel and Justine Shults and Meena Thayu and Mary B. Leonard},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={160 1},
  pages={122-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To quantify lean mass (LM) and fat mass (FM) in survivors of childhood allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (alloHSCT) compared with healthy reference participants and identify risk factors for body composition abnormalities. STUDY DESIGN Whole body LM and FM were measured with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in 54 survivors (ages 5-25 years) and 894 healthy reference participants in a cross-sectional study. Multivariate regression models were used to compare sex- and… CONTINUE READING
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