Effect of phosphorus (P) supplementation in very low birthweight (VLBM) on calcium (Ca)

Abstract

VLBW fed banked HBM are at risk from P depletion with hypercalciuria and high plasma 1.25 OHD concentration. The aim of this study was to deter mine the dose of P required to reduce urinary Ca (UCa) excretion. In addition, its effects on serum immunoreactive parathyroid hormon (iPTH) was also controlled. Forty two infants (GA = 27 - 34 W ; BW = 820 - 1350 g… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198408000-00108

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