Assessment of bone ages: Is the Greulich-Pyle method sufficient for Turkish boys?


KOÇ A., KARAOĞLANOĞLU M., ERDOĞAN M., KÖSECİK M., Cesur Y.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, cilt.43, ss.662-665, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2001
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2001.01470.x
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.662-665

Özet

Background: The Greulich-Pyle (GP) Atlas of skeletal maturation has been prepared in white children who born between 1917 and 1942 in the USA, and is frequently used for assessment of skeletal maturity. In this study. we investigated whether or not the GP method is sufficient for Turkish children for the determination of the skeletal age.