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Osteopenia of prematurity: the cause and possible treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7359255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
By photon absorptiometry, extrauterine bone mineralization in low-birth-weight infants fed a standard commercial formula lags significantly behind intrauterine bone mineralization. In the present study, infants of 28- to 32-week and 33- to 35-week gestational age were studied. The calcium content in a standard formula was increased to provide a daily calcium intake of 220 to 250 mg/kg/day. Phosphate intake was 110 to 125 mg/kg/day. Extrauterine bone mineralization by photon absorptiometry appeared to approximate the intrauterine bone mineralization rate.
J J Steichen; T L Gratton; R C Tsang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0022-3476     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1980 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-05-14     Completed Date:  1980-05-14     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  528-34     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bone Diseases / diet therapy*,  etiology,  metabolism
Calcification, Physiologic
Calcium / metabolism
Calcium, Dietary / administration & dosage*
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / diet therapy*,  etiology,  metabolism
Phosphorus / administration & dosage,  metabolism
Vitamin D / administration & dosage,  metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Calcium, Dietary; 1406-16-2/Vitamin D; 7440-70-2/Calcium; 7723-14-0/Phosphorus

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