hrp0082p1-d2-45 | Bone | ESPE2014

Longitudinal Changes of Bone Mineral Content in Children with Cystic Fibrosis

Chirita-Emandi Adela , Khanna Sheila , Kyriakou Andreas , McNeilly Jane , Devenny Anne , Ahmed Faisal

Background: A quarter of young adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) may have osteoporosis. However, children with CF do not seem to have an increased risk of fractures.Objective: We aimed to examine the factors that may determine longitudinal changes in bone mineralisation in children with CF.Method: 101 children (51 females) had DXA performed and the data were expressed as expected bone mineral content for bone area SDS (BMCSDS). Of t...