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ba0003pp281 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2014

State of vitamin D sufficiency Ukrainian schoolchildren

Povoroznyuk Vladyslav , Balatska Nataliya , Budnik Tetyana , Erokchina O

Background: It is now known that the osteoporosis starts developing childhood. Children’s age is characterized by intensive accumulation of bone mass. By the end of puberty the level of bone mass in many parts of the skeleton reaches 86% of the bone mass of an adult and in some parts it reaches 100%.The processes of bone metabolism closely connected with the level of the vitamin D, in the body because it has a pronounced effect on calcium homeostasi...

ba0003pp275 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2014

Influence of vitamin D deficiency to structural and functional state of bone tissue in schoolchildren

Povoroznyuk Vladyslav , Tyazhka Olena , Balatska Nataliya , Budnik Tetyana , Kubey Inga , Haliyash Nataliia

The aim of the work was to determine the influence of vitamin D deficiency on bone mineral density in schoolchildren.Methods: There were examined 304 children aged 10–18 years. The boys consisted 55.0%. The average age of boys was 12.9±0.2 and girls – 12.4±0.2 years old. Researches included ultrasound densitometry of calcaneus by SAHARA (Hologic), blood chemistry, 25(OH)D and intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH) in plasma were determined...