volume 60, issue 1, P53-58 2014
DOI: 10.1590/1806-9282.60.01.012
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Abstract: Prevalence of low bone mineral density in adolescents and adults with cystic fibrosis rev assoc med bras 2014; 60 (1) Conflict of interest: noneObjective: The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the prevalence of low bone mass density in cystic fibrosis patients as well as to evaluate the factors associated with bone mass in such patients. Methods: Bone mass density was measured by dual-photon X-ray absorptiometry of lumbar spine (L1-L4), in patients ≤19 years old, or lumbar spine and femur (to…

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