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Correlation between criteria of diagnosis of low bone mineral density in adult and pediatric thalassemic patients: a prospective study.

Authors
  • Mohseni, Fariba1
  • Mohajeri-Tehrani, Mohammad R1
  • Larijani, Bagher1
  • Hamidi, Zohreh2
  • 1 Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , (Iran)
  • 2 Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran - [email protected] , (Iran)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva pediatrica
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2018
Volume
70
Issue
3
Pages
246–251
Identifiers
DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4946.16.04200-6
PMID: 26583453
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There is a moderate to good agreement of these criteria, at least in femoral region but using T-Score ≤-2.5 as low BMD criteria in adulthood caused a better prediction power for Z-Score ≤-2 of childhood.

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