Successful Results of Pamidronate Treatment in Children With Osteogenesis Imperfecta With Emphasis on the Interpretation of Bone Mineral Density for Local Standards


Poyrazoglu S. , Gunoz H., Darendeliler F. , Bas F. , Tutunculer F., Eryilmaz S. K. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.28, no.4, pp.483-487, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/bpo.0b013e318173a923
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.483-487
  • Keywords: osteogenesis imperfecta, children, bone mineral density, Turkish reference data, X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY, CYCLICAL INTRAVENOUS PAMIDRONATE, TURKISH CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, THERAPY, OSTEOPOROSIS, WEIGHT, AGE, DENSITOMETRY, DISEASE

Abstract

Aim: To assess the long-term effect of pamidronate therapy on bone mineral metabolism and bone mineral density (BMD) in children with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and to evaluate BMD results with respect to national standards.