Bone mineral density in Australian children, adolescents and adults with cystic fibrosis: a controlled cross sectional study.

@article{Buntain2004BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density in Australian children, adolescents and adults with cystic fibrosis: a controlled cross sectional study.},
  author={Helen M. Buntain and Ristan M Greer and Philip J. Schluter and Joseph H. C. Wong and Jennifer A. Batch and Julia M. Potter and Peter J Lewindon and Elizabeth Powell and Claire Wainwright and Scott C Bell},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={149-55}
}
BACKGROUND Low bone mineral density (BMD) is recognised in individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF) although the pathogenesis remains unclear. The aims of this study were to compare BMD over a broad continuum of Australian individuals with CF with healthy controls and to examine the relationship between BMD and clinical parameters including physical activity, nutrition, and vitamin D levels. METHODS BMD of the lumbar spine (LS), total body (TB), femoral neck (FN), cortical wrist (R33%), and… CONTINUE READING
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