Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0003pp210 | Muscle, physical activity and bone | ECTS2014

No beneficial effects of vitamin D supplementation in muscle function or quality of life in primary hyperparathyroidism: results from a randomized controlled trial

Rolighed Lars , Rejnmark Lars , Sikjaer Tanja , Heickendorff Lene , Vestergaard Peter , Mosekilde Leif , Christiansen Peer

Context: Impairment of muscle function and strength in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is rarely addressed although decreased muscle function may contribute to increased fracture risk in PHPT.Objective: We aimed to assess changes in muscle strength, muscle function, postural balance, quality of life (QoL), and well-being during treatment with vitamin D or placebo before and after parathyroidectomy (PTX) in PHPT patients.<p class="abs...

ba0005oc3.3 | Clinical trials, FGF-23 and focal osteoporosis | ECTS2016

Vitamin D supplementation reduces pregnancy chances: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Rasmussen Gitte Bloch , Mosekilde Leif , Vestergaard Peter , Heickendorff Lene , Ulbjerg Niels , Langdahl Bente , Rejnmark Lars

Introduction: Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) levels are frequently found in fertile women and associated with low birth weight, reduced fertility and adverse pregnancy outcomes.Objective: We investigated the effects of vitamin D supplementation on birth weight, fertility, and delivery complications in women planning pregnancy with low 25OHD levels.Methods: This was an investigator-initiated double-blind, randomized, placebo-contro...