Bone densitometry in children: a critical appraisal

  title={Bone densitometry in children: a critical appraisal},
  author={Rick van Rijn and Inge M. van der Sluis and Thomas M. Link and Stephan Grampp and Giuseppe Guglielmi and Herwig Imhof and C C Glueer and Judith Adams and Cornelis van Kuijk},
  journal={European Radiology},
Due to the introduction of new therapeutic regimen aimed at increasing and maintaining bone mass, bone densitometry in children has gained interest. As in all new fields of medicine we expect the interest in bone densitometry in children to increase in the coming years. Children pose a unique problem for those involved in the field of bone densitometry, because as time progresses the measured subject changes in shape and volume. It is therefore of importance that radiologists and clinicians… CONTINUE READING