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Vicente Gilsanz, MD
Professor of Radiology
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Limitations of body mass index to assess body composition due to sarcopenic obesity during leukemia therapy. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Jan; 59(1):138-145. View in: PubMed

A randomized controlled trial testing an adherence-optimized Vitamin D regimen to mitigate bone change in adolescents being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Oct; 58(10):2370-2378. View in: PubMed

Association Between Linear Growth and Bone Accrual in a Diverse Cohort of Children and Adolescents. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Sep 05; 171(9):e171769. View in: PubMed

Biomechanical Modeling of Spine Flexibility and Its Relationship to Spinal Range of Motion and Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2017 Jul; 5(4):225-230. View in: PubMed

Association between vertebral cross-sectional area and vertebral wedging in children and adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Jul 01. View in: PubMed

A Genomewide Association Study Identifies Two Sex-Specific Loci, at SPTB and IZUMO3, Influencing Pediatric Bone Mineral Density at Multiple Skeletal Sites. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Jun; 32(6):1274-1281. View in: PubMed

The Determinants of Peak Bone Mass. J Pediatr. 2017 Jan; 180:261-269. View in: PubMed

Association between vertebral cross-sectional area and lumbar lordosis angle in adolescents. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2):e0172844. View in: PubMed

Relative Skeletal Maturation and Population Ancestry in Nonobese Children and Adolescents. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Jan; 32(1):115-124. View in: PubMed

Small vertebral cross-sectional area and tall intervertebral disc in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Sep; 46(10):1424-9. View in: PubMed

Rare EN1 Variants and Pediatric Bone Mass. J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Aug; 31(8):1513-7. View in: PubMed

Physical Activity Benefits the Skeleton of Children Genetically Predisposed to Lower Bone Density in Adulthood. J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Aug; 31(8):1504-12. View in: PubMed

Changes in Brown Adipose Tissue and Muscle Development during Infancy. J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 173:116-21. View in: PubMed

Genetic Risk Scores Implicated in Adult Bone Fragility Associate With Pediatric Bone Density. J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Apr; 31(4):789-95. View in: PubMed

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Is Associated with Increased Androgens in Adolescents and Young Adults with Classical Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Horm Res Paediatr. 2016; 85(4):242-9. View in: PubMed

BMD Loci Contribute to Ethnic and Developmental Differences in Skeletal Fragility across Populations: Assessment of Evolutionary Selection Pressures. Mol Biol Evol. 2015 Nov; 32(11):2961-72. View in: PubMed

Comparative analysis of microRNA expression in mouse and human brown adipose tissue. BMC Genomics. 2015 Oct 19; 16:820. View in: PubMed

Can Subclinical Rickets Cause SCFE? A Prospective, Pilot Study. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Oct-Nov; 35(7):e72-5. View in: PubMed

Genetics of Bone Mass in Childhood and Adolescence: Effects of Sex and Maturation Interactions. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Sep; 30(9):1676-83. View in: PubMed

A trans-ethnic genome-wide association study identifies gender-specific loci influencing pediatric aBMD and BMC at the distal radius. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Sep 01; 24(17):5053-9. View in: PubMed

Sexual Dimorphism in Newborn Vertebrae and Its Potential Implications. J Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 167(2):416-21. View in: PubMed

Accurate body composition measures from whole-body silhouettes. Med Phys. 2015 Aug; 42(8):4668-77. View in: PubMed

Increased Abdominal Adiposity in Adolescents and Young Adults With Classical Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia due to 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Aug; 100(8):E1153-9. View in: PubMed

Effectiveness of diffusion tensor imaging in assessing disease severity in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: preliminary study. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Apr; 45(4):582-9. View in: PubMed

Reproducibility and intermethod reliability of a calcium food frequency questionnaire for use in Hispanic, non-Hispanic Black, and non-Hispanic White youth. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Apr; 115(4):519-27. e2. View in: PubMed

The longitudinal effects of physical activity and dietary calcium on bone mass accrual across stages of pubertal development. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Jan; 30(1):156-64. View in: PubMed

Fat and Bone: An Odd Couple. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2015; 6:190. View in: PubMed

Presence of brown adipose tissue in an adolescent with severe primary hypothyroidism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Sep; 99(9):E1686-90. View in: PubMed

Longitudinal tracking of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry bone measures over 6 years in children and adolescents: persistence of low bone mass to maturity. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 164(6):1280-5. e2. View in: PubMed

Repeatability of chemical-shift-encoded water-fat MRI and diffusion-tensor imaging in lower extremity muscles in children. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jun; 202(6):W567-73. View in: PubMed

Age-based reference ranges for annual height velocity in US children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jun; 99(6):2104-12. View in: PubMed

MRI detection of brown adipose tissue with low fat content in newborns with hypothermia. Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Feb; 32(2):107-17. View in: PubMed

Brown adipose tissue in the buccal fat pad during infancy. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e89533. View in: PubMed

On the relevance of brown adipose tissue in children. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2013 Oct; 1302:24-9. View in: PubMed

Comparison of brown and white adipose tissues in infants and children with chemical-shift-encoded water-fat MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Oct; 38(4):885-96. View in: PubMed

Characterization of human brown adipose tissue by chemical-shift water-fat MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jan; 200(1):177-83. View in: PubMed

Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis: a cross-sectional single-centre experience with bone histomorphometry and quantitative computed tomography. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2013; 11:6. View in: PubMed

Relevance of brown adipose tissue in infancy and adolescence. Pediatr Res. 2013 Jan; 73(1):3-9. View in: PubMed

Racial disparity in fracture risk between white and nonwhite children in the United States. J Pediatr. 2012 Dec; 161(6):1035-40. View in: PubMed

Brown adipose tissue and its relationship to bone structure in pediatric patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Aug; 97(8):2693-8. View in: PubMed

Inverse association between brown adipose tissue activation and white adipose tissue accumulation in successfully treated pediatric malignancy. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 May; 95(5):1144-9. View in: PubMed

The depiction of brown adipose tissue is related to disease status in pediatric patients with lymphoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Apr; 198(4):909-13. View in: PubMed

Unequivocal identification of brown adipose tissue in a human infant. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 Apr; 35(4):938-42. View in: PubMed

Changes in brown adipose tissue in boys and girls during childhood and puberty. J Pediatr. 2012 Apr; 160(4):604-609. e1. View in: PubMed

Human BAT possesses molecular signatures that resemble beige/brite cells. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e49452. View in: PubMed

Optimal monitoring time interval between DXA measures in children. J Bone Miner Res. 2011 Nov; 26(11):2745-52. View in: PubMed

Revised reference curves for bone mineral content and areal bone mineral density according to age and sex for black and non-black children: results of the bone mineral density in childhood study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Oct; 96(10):3160-9. View in: PubMed

Differential effect of gender on hepatic fat. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Sep; 41(9):1146-53. View in: PubMed

Quantitative computed tomography assessment of transfusional iron overload. Br J Haematol. 2011 Jun; 153(6):780-5. View in: PubMed

Functional brown adipose tissue is related to muscle volume in children and adolescents. J Pediatr. 2011 May; 158(5):722-6. View in: PubMed

Effect of gender on intra-abdominal fat in teenagers and young adults. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Apr; 41(4):469-75. View in: PubMed

Bone marrow fat is inversely related to cortical bone in young and old subjects. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Mar; 96(3):782-6. View in: PubMed

Bone density and size in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 Feb; 53(2):137-41. View in: PubMed

Age at onset of puberty predicts bone mass in young adulthood. J Pediatr. 2011 Jan; 158(1):100-5, 105. e1-2. View in: PubMed

Differential computed tomographic attenuation of metabolically active and inactive adipose tissues: preliminary findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2011 Jan-Feb; 35(1):65-71. View in: PubMed

Developments in the imaging of brown adipose tissue and its associations with muscle, puberty, and health in children. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2011; 2:33. View in: PubMed

Effect of high-frequency, low-magnitude vibration on bone and muscle in children with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Oct-Nov; 30(7):732-8. View in: PubMed

National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference: lactose intolerance and health. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jun 15; 152(12):792-6. View in: PubMed

Bone acquisition in healthy young females is reciprocally related to marrow adiposity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jun; 95(6):2977-82. View in: PubMed

Vitamin D status and its relation to muscle mass and muscle fat in young women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Apr; 95(4):1595-601. View in: PubMed

Adiposity predicts carotid intima-media thickness in healthy children and adolescents. J Pediatr. 2010 Apr; 156(4):592-7. e2. View in: PubMed

Tracking of bone mass and density during childhood and adolescence. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Apr; 95(4):1690-8. View in: PubMed

Height adjustment in assessing dual energy x-ray absorptiometry measurements of bone mass and density in children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Mar; 95(3):1265-73. View in: PubMed

NIH consensus development conference statement: Lactose intolerance and health. NIH Consens State Sci Statements. 2010 Feb 24; 27(2):1-27. View in: PubMed

Evolving role of imaging in the evaluation of bone structure. J Bone Miner Res. 2009 Dec; 24(12):1943-5. View in: PubMed

Premature carotid artery disease in pediatric cancer survivors treated with neck irradiation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Oct; 53(4):615-21. View in: PubMed

Reciprocal relations of subcutaneous and visceral fat to bone structure and strength. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Sep; 94(9):3387-93. View in: PubMed

Contribution of the vertebral posterior elements in anterior-posterior DXA spine scans in young subjects. J Bone Miner Res. 2009 Aug; 24(8):1398-403. View in: PubMed

Mechanical stimulation of mesenchymal stem cell proliferation and differentiation promotes osteogenesis while preventing dietary-induced obesity. J Bone Miner Res. 2009 Jan; 24(1):50-61. View in: PubMed

Quantitative CT reference values for vertebral trabecular bone density in children and young adults. Radiology. 2009 Jan; 250(1):222-7. View in: PubMed

Vitamin D status and its relationship to body fat, final height, and peak bone mass in young women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Jan; 94(1):67-73. View in: PubMed

Reciprocal relation between marrow adiposity and the amount of bone in the axial and appendicular skeleton of young adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jun; 93(6):2281-6. View in: PubMed

Reproducibility of carotid intima-media thickness measurements in young adults. Radiology. 2008 May; 247(2):465-71. View in: PubMed

Three-point technique of fat quantification of muscle tissue as a marker of disease progression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: preliminary study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jan; 190(1):W8-12. View in: PubMed

Limitations of peripheral quantitative computed tomography metaphyseal bone density measurements. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Nov; 92(11):4248-53. View in: PubMed

The bone mineral density in childhood study: bone mineral content and density according to age, sex, and race. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jun; 92(6):2087-99. View in: PubMed

Low cortical bone density measured by computed tomography in children and adolescents with untreated hyperthyroidism. J Pediatr. 2007 May; 150(5):527-30. View in: PubMed

Assessment of bone acquisition in childhood and adolescence. Pediatrics. 2007 Mar; 119 Suppl 2:S145-9. View in: PubMed

Timing of peak bone mass: discrepancies between CT and DXA. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Mar; 92(3):938-41. View in: PubMed

Fat mass is not beneficial to bone in adolescents and young adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jan; 92(1):143-7. View in: PubMed

Assessing bone mass in children and adolescents. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2006 Dec; 4(4):153-8. View in: PubMed

Low-level, high-frequency mechanical signals enhance musculoskeletal development of young women with low BMD. J Bone Miner Res. 2006 Sep; 21(9):1464-74. View in: PubMed

The state of pediatric bone: summary of the ASBMR pediatric bone initiative. J Bone Miner Res. 2005 Dec; 20(12):2075-81. View in: PubMed

Bone measures in HIV-1 infected children and adolescents: disparity between quantitative computed tomography and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry measurements. Osteoporos Int. 2005 Nov; 16(11):1393-6. View in: PubMed

Bone densitometry in pediatric populations: discrepancies in the diagnosis of osteoporosis by DXA and CT. J Pediatr. 2005 Jun; 146(6):776-9. View in: PubMed

Obesity and fat quantification in lean tissues using three-point Dixon MR imaging. Pediatr Radiol. 2005 Jun; 35(6):601-7. View in: PubMed

Fat quantification using three-point dixon technique: in vitro validation. Acad Radiol. 2005 May; 12(5):636-9. View in: PubMed

Bone acquisition in healthy children and adolescents: comparisons of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry and computed tomography measures. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Apr; 90(4):1925-8. View in: PubMed

Pediatric DXA bone measurements. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2005 Feb; 2 Suppl 3:337-41. View in: PubMed

Aortic calcification and the risk of osteoporosis and fractures. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Sep; 89(9):4246-53. View in: PubMed

Quantitative computed tomography measurements of bone mineral density in prepubertal children with congenital hypothyroidism treated with L-thyroxine. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jun; 17(6):889-93. View in: PubMed

Establishment of peak bone mass. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2003 Mar; 32(1):39-63. View in: PubMed

Bone, muscle, and fat: sex-related differences in prepubertal children. Radiology. 2002 Aug; 224(2):338-44. View in: PubMed

Does radiation research in healthy children pose greater than minimal risk? IRB. Does radiation research in healthy children pose greater than minimal risk? IRB. 1994 Sep-Oct; 16(5):5-10. View in: PubMed

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