Pediatrics

A New Validated Shorthand Method for Determining Bone Age

Purpose: To investigate a novel method of radiographic assessment of bone age to serve as a simpler and more efficient alternative to the current standard methods.

This validated shorthand bone age assessment tool offers a reliable, simpler and more efficient alternative to current methods, for use by residents, fellows, radiologists, and pediatric orthopaedic surgeons.


A New Validated Shorthand Method for Determining Bone Age (pdf)


Hand Joints (pdf)


Hand Diagram (pdf)

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