Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0006p084 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Chronological age, height adjusted age and bone age: Which of them correlates better to bone mineral density in kidney-transplant recipient children?

Ambrosi Regina , Guagnelli Miguel Angel , Almiray Alma , Hernandez Ana , Medeiros Mara , Clark Patricia

Chronic kidney disease in children causes multiple bone alterations, particularly renal osteodystrophy, which affects both bone quality and size, in turn causing short stature, bone deformities and brittleness. Once they get a transplant, this process starts to revert, and although mineral alterations improve, short stature often requires growth hormone supplementation but bone fragility requires evaluations in order to revert the disease’s effects. DXA is a valuable tool...

ba0003pp329 | Osteoporosis: treatment | ECTS2014

Analysis of adequacy in prescribing calcium supplements based on the daily dairy intake in patients at risk of osteoporosis

Gomez Carlos , Gomez-Hernandez Ana , Sanchez Sonia , Saez Samuel , Gonzalez-Carcedo Angeles , Cannata Jorge , Gonzalez-Solares Sonia

Introduction: Clinical practice guidelines recommend a daily intake of calcium of 1-1, 5 g for posmenopausical osteoporosis. However, giving the possible adverse effects of calcium supplements, their use remains controversial.Aims: Validate the dietary assessment of calcium. Evaluate the degree of compliance of the medical advice and discuss the adequacy of prescribing calcium supplements.Patients and methods: Sample cohort compris...