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ey0015.5-7 | Fractures, vitamin D and steroids – unclear associations | ESPEYB15

5.7 Vitamin D and Fracture Risk in Early Childhood: A Case-Control Study

LN Anderson , SW Heong , Y Chen , KE Thorpe , K Adeli , A Howard , E Sochett , CS Birken , PC Parkin , JL Maguire , TARGet Kids Collaboration

To read the full abstract: Am J Epidemiol 2017;185:1255-1262Vitamin D and adequate dietary calcium intake are important for skeletal health and therefore it was expected that vitamin D concentration would be associated with increased fracture risk. However, here, the authors did not find any statistically significant association between concurrent 25(OH)D concentration and fracture risk. In addition...

ey0016.5-8 | Clinical Advances in Treatment | ESPEYB16

5.8. Burosumab versus conventional therapy in children with X-linked hypophosphataemia: a randomised, active-controlled, open-label, phase 3 trial

EA Imel , FH Glorieux , MP Whyte , CF Munns , LM Ward , O Nilsson , JH Simmons , R Padidela , N Namba , HI Cheong , P Pitukcheewanont , E Sochett , W Hogler , K Muroya , H Tanaka , GS Gottesman , A Biggin , F Perwad , M Mao , CY Chen , A Skrinar , J San Martin , AA Portale

Abstract: Lancet. 2019 May 16.In brief: In a randomised, active-controlled, open-label, phase 3 trial, burosumab (an anti-FGF23 antibody) demonstrated significantly greater clinical improvements in rickets severity, growth, and biochemistries among children with X-linked hypophosphataemia compared with continuation of conventional therapy with oral phosphate and active vitamin D ...