Normative Data for Quantitative Calcaneal Ultrasonometry in Turkish Children Aged 6 to 14 Years Relationship of the Stiffness Index With Age, Pubertal Stage, Physical Characteristics, and Lifestyle


Yesil P. , DURMAZ B. , Atamaz F.

JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, vol.32, no.7, pp.1191-1197, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.7863/ultra.32.7.1191
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1191-1197

Abstract

Objectives-Quantitative ultrasonometry is commonly used to assess bone health. The aim of this study was to define normative data for the stiffness index of the calcaneus in healthy Turkish children.