hrp0089p2-p133 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2018

Tri-Ponderal Mass Index: A Good Anthropometric Index to Evaluate Adiposity in Children and Adolescents

Klunder Miguel Klunder , Peregrina Myrna Bravo , Gonzalez Desiree Lopez , Clark Patricia , Lora America Liliana Miranda

Background: The adiposity measurement by reliable methods such as dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is not feasible in routine medical care and instead of this, the anthropometric methods are used. However, these methods could be inaccurate to estimate the body fat content. Additionally, in pediatric patients, some anthropometric indexes requires percentiles or Z-scores for their interpretation, like the body mass index (BMI) or the waist circumference (WC). Although anthropomet...

hrp0086p1-p129 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2016

Trabecular Bone Score in Children from Mexico City: Preliminary Report

Angel Guagnelli Miguel , Gomez-Diaz Rita , Ambrosi Regina , Winzenrieth Renaud , Clark Patricia

Background: Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) is a software-based tool for analysis of DXA images to assess bone microarchitecture in the lumbar region. Several studies have addressed its value in adult population, however, little research has been done in children in which may be useful for bone evaluation during growth.Objective: To evaluate bone density and TBS during childhood and its relationship to other variables such as bone age and height<p class=...

hrp0089p2-p160 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2018

Obesogenic Environment and Their Influence on Adiposity on Mexican Children and Adolescents

Lopez-Gonzalez Desiree , Wells Jonathan , Reyes-Delpech Pamela , Avila-Rosano Fatima , Ortiz-Obregon Marcela , Gomez-Mendoza Frida , Clark Patricia

Introduction: Obesity is the main public health problem in Mexico. Several factors have been described as explanations, mainly: increased sedentarism and caloric intake. Such environment has been described as “obesogenic”. The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between the components of such obesogenic environment and the adiposity of Mexican children and adolescents.Methods: We carried a population-based cross-sectional study o...