Precise bone age for better patient care

BoneXpert is a software for automated measurement of bone age from a child's hand X-ray. This delivers a precise and standardised reading unlike the conventional manual rating with its considerable reader variability.

Leading pediatric clinics integrate this tool seamlessly in their workflow for adult height prediction,better diagnosis and optimisation of treatment.

Running on existing hardware and paid per analysis, BoneXpert is cost-effective from day one, relieving doctors from time-consuming manual rating to allow more time for patient care. 

BoneXpert application areas:

Clinical practice in paediatrics
Installed in the radiology department and serving mainly paediatric endocrinology

Clinical trials 
Academic research or drug trials sponsored by pharmaceutical companies

Sports Medicine 
Talent identification or prevention of injuries

Planning the timing of treatment


May 2016: The world's first osteoporosis screening

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen’s first public presentation of the new X-rays took place on the 23rd of January 1896 in Würzburg. 

The Swiss anatomist Albert von Kölliker volunteered to have his hand X-rayed during the lecture, and the resulting image has now been analysed with a new version of BoneXpert, presented in the Archives of Osteoporosis

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April 2016: BoneXpert licensed to 60 hospitals

The number of hospitals having purchased a license to BoneXpert and doing at least 100 analyses per year has risen to 60.

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Nov 2015: Adult height Prediction Study in Paris

Pediatric Radiology has published a paper on validation of adult height prediction (AHP) in the Paris longitudinal study of children born 1953-58. 

The Paris study was one of the five famous studies conducted in the 1950s under the coordination of the International Children’s Centre, situated in Paris. The other studies were in Zurich, Stockholm, Brussels and London. The Zurich study of 231 normal children was used to design the BoneXpert AHP model, and the fact that the method has now been validated on a sister study is very satisfactory.

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August 2015: New Adult Height Predictor with growth path

The BoneXpert adult height predictor, based on the 2009 JCEM article, has been extended, so that it now plots the entire predicted growth path in a growth chart. It also predicts the age of peak height velocity. Click here to try it.

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