Effect of 1,25(OH)2-vitamin D on bone mass in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{Daz2008EffectO1,
  title={Effect of 1,25(OH)2-vitamin D on bone mass in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Paulina R D{\'i}az and Laura C Neira and Sylvia G Fischer and Mar{\'i}a C Teresa Torres and A{\'i}da T Milinarsky and Vinka R Giadrosich and Marina M Arriagada and Roberto S Arinoviche and Dunny M Casanova},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={15-9}
}
BACKGROUND Calcitriol deficit has been described in patients with acute lymphoblast leukemia (ALL). The aim of this randomized case-control trial is to investigate the effectiveness of calcitriol administration during the first year of treatment to protect bone mass. Sixteen children recently diagnosed with ALL, aged 1.7 to 11.5 years, average 5.5, completed the study. Anthropometrical measurements, food intake record, physical activity, and bone pain were registered. Dual energy x-ray… CONTINUE READING