hrp0089p1-p033 | Bone, Growth Plate & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2018

Comparison of Manual and Automated Bone Age Assessment in 1285 Children and Adolescents Aged 5 to 16 Years

Maratova Klara , Zemkova Daniela , Lebl Jan , Soucek Ondrej , Pruhova Stepanka , Kolouskova Stanislava , Snajderova Marta , Krasnicanova Hana , Sumnik Zdenek

Background: Skeletal maturation is the most reliable indicator of biological age in children and adolescents. The evaluation of hand and wrist X-Ray according to Tanner-Whitehouse (TW3) or Greulich-Pyle (GP) are the most commonly used methods for biological age assessment. Automated bone age assessment has recently become increasingly popular, however a large independent study comparing automated and manual evaluation of bone age is still missing. The aim of this study was to ...