Comparison of radiogrammetrical metacarpal indices in children and reference data from the First Zurich Longitudinal Study

@inproceedings{Martin2012ComparisonOR,
  title={Comparison of radiogrammetrical metacarpal indices in children and reference data from the First Zurich Longitudinal Study},
  author={David D Martin and Conrad Heckmann and Julia Neuhof and Oskar G. Jenni and Michael B. Ranke and Gerhard Binder},
  booktitle={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2012}
}
A number of radiogrammetrical metacarpal indices are in use, some of which have been adapted for children. The purpose of this study was to compare four known indices—bone mineral density (BMD), relative cortical area, Exton-Smith index, bending breaking resistance index—and the more recently defined pediatric bone index (PBI) according to the two criteria… CONTINUE READING