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21-23) Coaptation is the preferred method in soft, brittle bones, such as those affected by metabolic bone disease, although recovery is usually prolonged, and fracture fragments are usually poorly aligned compared with those repaired with internal fixation.
Calcium intake and metabolic bone disease after eight years of roux-en-y gastric bypass.
AIM: To estimate the prevalence and identify the risk factors for metabolic bone disease in patients with cirrhosis.
Metabolic bone disease was present in 45 per cent of patients with low levels of serum 25 (OH) vitamin D (7).
Reptiles kept indoors don't get enough ultraviolet light, which is essential for their calcium utilization and the prevention of a condition called metabolic bone disease.
This multiauthored text focuses on laboratory approaches to the diagnosis and management of endocrine disorders involving the pituitary gland, the thyroid gland, the adrenal cortex and medulla, the gonads, and the gastrointestinal tract as well as hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, metabolic bone disease, and endocrine malignancies.
Now Prof Purdie, of the Centre for Metabolic Bone Disease at the University of Hull, has teamed up with a dance tutor to create two new routines designed to help sufferers.
None of these markers are disease specific, but a given marker may be more sensitive to assess bone turnover in one metabolic bone disease than in another.
Metabolic bone disease falls between a number of disciplines and there is, in consequence, a real need for a concise account of the subject for the non-specialist.
The story may be bigger than previously thought," says Paul Miller, a nephrologist and metabolic bone disease expert in Denver, Colorado.
They discuss nutritional requirements for calcium and vitamin D for the prevention of osteoporosis; the physiology of vitamin D, calcium, and phosphate absorption; plasma and extracellular fluid calcium homeostasis in relation to metabolic bone disease and the role of the kidney; calcium sensing receptors; the role of parathyroid hormone in calcium and phosphate homeostasis; phosphate homeostasis and metabolic bone disease; the role of vitamin D in bone health; the physiological actions of calcitonin; and the definition, diagnosis, and significance of osteoporosis.
Metabolic bone disease (rickets and osteopenia) is a common problem in preterm infants.