Published in AIDS Weekly, November 14th, 2005
Bone mineral density (BMD) "among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children" was compared with population norms. Predictors "of BMD in HIV-infected children" were determined. "Total body BMD was measured by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in 37 HIV-infected children and nine sibling controls at baseline.
"Clinical, dietary and anthropometric data were obtained at the time of the dual energy x-ray absorptiometry examination. Age- and gender-adjusted z scores were calculated for BMD, body mass index, weight, and height from population standards,"...
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