Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0002p56 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Effect of puberty on the muscle–bone relationships in Indian children and adolescents

Khadilkar Anuradha , Sanwalka Neha , Mughal M Zulf , Chiplonkar Shashi , Ekbote Veena , Khadilkar Vaman

Objective: To describe changes in the muscle–bone unit, assessed as the ratio of bone mineral content (BMC) to lean body mass (LBM) at skeletal sites during puberty in Indian males and females, after adjusting for age and fat.Methods: Data on arm, leg and total body (less head) BMC, LBM and fat mass (FM) assessed by DXA for 888 apparently healthy children and adolescents (426 females), 5–17 years of age from a cross-sectional study used to gene...

ba0002p75 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Vitamin D receptor gene Fok1 polymorphism and bone mass accrual in Indian girls

Khadilkar Anuradha , Sanwalka Neha , Chiplonkar Shashi , Khatod Kavita , Phadke Nikhil , vaman Khadilkar , Ekbote Veena

Objective: To study association of VDR gene Fok1 polymorphism locus on bone mass accrual in adolescent girls.Methods: An intervention trial was carried out in 102 girls aged 8–16 years (Pune, India). All girls received 500 mg elemental calcium (daily) and 30 000 IU of vitamin D3 quarterly for 1 year. Outcome variables were measured at baseline and end of the year. Serum levels of ionised calcium (iCa), inorganic phosphorous, parathyroid hor...