[New definition of optimal vitamin D status and redefening serum parathyroid hormone reference range].

@article{Cormier2006NewDO,
  title={[New definition of optimal vitamin D status and redefening serum parathyroid hormone reference range].},
  author={Catherine Cormier and Jean Claude Souberbielle},
  journal={La Revue de medecine interne},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={
          684-9
        }
}
SCOPE Knowledge concerning vitamin D has greatly improved during the past few years. Vitamin D can no longer be considered only as a preventive therapy for rickets-osteomalacia. Indeed, beside its role in the prevention of osteoporotic fractures in the elderly, many data suggest that it may be involved in the prevention of various diseases including cancers and auto-immune diseases. CURRENT SITUATION AND SALIENT POINTS Vitamin D status may be easily assessed by the measurement of 25OHD serum… CONTINUE READING