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Equations of Luo et al for Predicting the Target Height for a Child Based on Parental Heights

Purpose:

To predict the target adult height for a pediatric patient using the equations of Luo et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine - Pediatrics, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E23.0, E34.3, E45, M89, N25.0, Q77, R62.8, Z00.0, Z00.1, Z00.2

Description:

Luo et al developed a number of equations to predict target height for a child based on parental height. The authors are from the University of Hong Kong and the University of Goteborg (Sweden).

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