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ba0002p171 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Vitamin D levels and signs of metabolic bone disease in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis

Adodra Annika , Kouklinos Andreas , Julies Priscilla , Shaw Mathew , Jacobs Benjamin

Objective: Biochemical assessment of teenage patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).Methods: Blood sampling from 120 patients with AIS aged 12–17 years. The patients all had significant scoliosis and blood samples were taken a few days or weeks before they underwent scoliosis surgery. Serum 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25-OHD), calcium, phosphate, alkaline phosphatase and parathyroid hormone (PTH) were measured. Patients with a 25-OHD level be...