Axial Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of Pediatric Bone Quality in Eastern Nepal

April 11, 2015


  • Janardan Subedi

This study presents quantitative ultrasonography (QUS) bone quality data for an underrepresented, south Asian pediatric population from Nepal. Data were collected as part of a longitudinal study of growth and development. This study offers normative data and documents the effect of stunting, wasting, and underweight on the bone properties measured by QUS.

Osteoporosis International, 26(9), 2319–2328. doi:10.1007/s00198-015-3115-0

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