ea0035p677 | Growth hormone IGF axis basic | ECE2014
, Kuzmova Zuzana
, Vanuga Peter
, Killinger Zdenko
, Payer Juraj
Introduction: GH deficiency (GHD) is associated with reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and treatment leads to its increase. BMD, a quantitative bone parameter, doesnt bring whole information about bone status. Nowadays, bone quality shows as main determinant of bone strength, fracture prediction and treatment effect monitoring. A method to assess bone quality through the grey-level texture analysis from lumbar spine DXA scan is trabecular bone score (TBS).<p class="...