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ba0005oc3.5 | Clinical trials, FGF-23 and focal osteoporosis | ECTS2016

Low serum iron is associated with high serum FGF23 in elderly men: the Swedish MrOS study

Lewerin Catharina , Ljunggren Osten , Nilsson-Ehle Herman , Karlsson Magnus K , Herlitz Hans , Lorentzon Mattias , Ohlsson Claes , Mellstrom Dan

Introduction: Fibroblast growth factor (FGF23) is a hormone derived from osteoblasts and osteocytes being involved in calcium and phosphate homeostasis, where serum iron (S-Fe) has been suggested as a potential mediator of FGF23 regulation. The aim was to determine whether iron status is a determinant of FGF23 in elderly men.Methods: The MrOS (osteoporotic fractures in men is a population based study of elderly men, in the Gothenburg part, (median age of...