Title
Balanced calcitriol treatment to make children grow Balanced calcitriol treatment to make children grow
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Publication type
article
Publication
New York, N.Y. ,
Subject
Human medicine
Source (journal)
Kidney international / International Society of Nephrology. - New York, N.Y.
Volume/pages
72(2007) :5 , p. 531-532
ISSN
0085-2538
ISI
000249144400003
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
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Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
Short stature is an important clinical problem in children with chronic kidney disease. Calcitriol is used as standard therapy to control secondary hyperparathyroidism, but its effect on linear growth remains controversial. Sanchez and He report multiple effects of calcitriol on chondrocyte proliferation and maturation that might help to clarify this controversy.
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