Calcium metabolism in children during long-term total parenteral nutrition: the influence of calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D intakes.

Abstract

Hypercalciuria and bone disease are frequently associated with total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in children and adults. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D intakes on hypercalciuria. We observed seven children aged 4-13 years receiving home cyclic TPN for 4 consecutive years. Calcium and phosphorus intakes… (More)

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