International Medical Journal, Vol. 14., Iss. 4, 2008, P. 30−36.
OSTEOPENIC DISORDERS IN SCHOOLCHILDREN: ALGORITHM OF DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSTIC CRITERIA
Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
The findings of investigation of osteopenia prevalence in children of Kharkiv region with the use of ultrasound densitometry are reported. Prognostic algorithm of influence of various factors on osteopenia development in children of different age, diagnostic standards and prevention were developed.
Key words: children, osteopenia, prognosis, diagnosis, prevention.