Ultrasound Evaluation of Bone Age in Rural Ecuadorian Children and Its Association with Nutrition (FS01-08-19).

@article{Nicholas2019UltrasoundEO,
  title={Ultrasound Evaluation of Bone Age in Rural Ecuadorian Children and Its Association with Nutrition (FS01-08-19).},
  author={Jennifer Nicholas and Katherine P Douglas and William F Waters and Carlos Andres Gallegos and Melissa Chapnick and David V Habif and Sarah Louise True and Clive Musonza and Lora L Iannotti},
  journal={Current developments in nutrition},
  year={2019},
  volume={3 Suppl 1}
}
Objectives This study aimed to test use of portable ultrasound technology to determine bone age in rural Ecuadorian children and investigate its association with anthropometry and dietary intakes. Methods Children ages 2-3 years (n = 129) from Cotopaxi Province participated in Lulun Project II, a cohort follow-up to the Lulun Project, an RCT testing the efficacy of egg intervention in complementary feeding. Data collection, including targeted ultrasounds of the hand and wrist, was undertaken… CONTINUE READING
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