ISCD Releases Updated Official Positions

By: International Society for Clinical Densitometry
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - July 16, 2019 - PRLog -- The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD), the leading membership organization for professionals working to assess, monitor and treat skeletal health, has released its updated Official Positions on key topics in skeletal health.

Both the Adult ( and Pediatric ( Official Positions, as updated in 2019 were recently approved and accepted by the ISCD Board of Directors. The statements include updates to existing positions as well as statements on new topics. All ISCD Official Positions are for worldwide application except where otherwise noted.

The Official Positions of the ISCD were produced during the 2019 Position Development Conference (PDC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. An international panel of experts, lead by the Steering Committee of ISCD President, Dr. Christopher Shuhart; Dr. John Shepherd, and Dr. Swan Sim Yeap wrote and recommended the new positions after extensive review of scientific literature and deliberation.

Questions about the PDC process or positions may be directed to

Official Positions can be viewed online at

Supporting papers and background material on the positions will be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Clinical Densitometry ( (JCD).

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