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The effect of dexamethasone on growth, mineral balance and bone mineralisation in preterm infants with chronic lung disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10834526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: The start of steroids is associated with a rapid and significant fall in growth velocity, calcium absorption and calcium and phosphate retention in infants with chronic lung disease with recovery occurring after completion of steroid treatment.
A Shrivastava; A Lyon; N McIntosh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  159     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2000 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-09-14     Completed Date:  2000-09-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  380-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Southend General Hospital, Essex, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Density / drug effects*
Calcium / metabolism*
Chronic Disease
Dexamethasone / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Glucocorticoids / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Growth / drug effects*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / drug therapy*
Infant, Very Low Birth Weight*
Longitudinal Studies
Lung Diseases / drug therapy*
Phosphates / metabolism*
Prospective Studies
Weight Gain
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glucocorticoids; 0/Phosphates; 50-02-2/Dexamethasone; 7440-70-2/Calcium

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