hrp0082p3-d3-845 | Growth (2) | ESPE2014

Skeletal Maturity of Radius, Ulna, and Short Bones in TW3 Method for Children in Korea

Lee Jieun , Kim Jaesuk , Cho Jurae

Purpose: The Tanner-Whitehouse (TW) system is the method of choice for skeletal maturity assessment in both clinical practice and auxological research (Tanner et al. 1983), and it has been used to estimate skeletal maturity in groups of children from all over the world. This study aimed on analyzing the characteristic of the RUS maturity of Korea children by evaluating RUS maturity of Korea children using the TW3 method, compared with children in China and Japan<stron...