Conclusion: A Clinical Bone Perspective

  • Sarah PittsEmail author
  • Catherine M. Gordon


This text has reviewed adolescent bone pathophysiology and provided evidence to support strategies to optimize bone mass accrual during this critical developmental period. In this concluding chapter, we attempt to bring these concepts together to illustrate how they play out in day-to-day practice.


Adolescent bone health Fracture Bone fragility DXA Vitamin D Anorexia nervosa Amenorrhea Bisphosphonate 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and of Endocrinology, Department of MedicineBoston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Adolescent and Transition MedicineCincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical CenterCincinnatiUSA
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Cincinnati College of MedicineCincinnatiUSA

Personalised recommendations