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ba0002p69 | (1) | ICCBH2013

sRANKL/OPG in children with idiopathic hypercalciuria

Pavlou Maria , Siomou Ekaterini , Cholevas Vasileios , Siamopoulou Antigone , Challa Anna

Objectives: To determine any relationship of serum concentrations of osteoprotegerin (OPG), sRANKL and sRANKL:OPG ratio with idiopathic hypercalciuria (IH) in children, as there is some evidence of increased bone resorption in these patients.Methods: In a prospective study, twenty four children of median age 6.5 years (range 2.3–16.4) with IH (five had urolithiasis and two nephrocalcinosis) were examined at the time of diagnosis and after 3 months o...