Bone and collagen markers in paediatric practice.

  title={Bone and collagen markers in paediatric practice.},
  author={Patricia M. Crofton and Christopher J. H. Kelnar},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  volume={52 8},
Biochemical markers of bone and collagen turnover have been found to be a valuable adjunct to measurements of bone mineral density in post-menopausal women in whom they appear to be independent predictors of osteoporosis and fracture risk. In children, they have been less extensively studied but have begun to find a similar complementary role in a number of… CONTINUE READING