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Maternal and seasonal predictors of change in calcaneal quantitative ultrasound during pregnancy.

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BACKGROUND: During pregnancy, mineralization of the fetal skeleton and obligate urinary losses require adaptation of maternal calcium homeostasis, such as increased intestinal calcium absorption and bone resorption. However, the environmental determinants of maternal bone resorption during pregnancy in healthy adult mothers have not been previously described. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: We conducted a population-based longitudinal study of 307 term pregnancies using a cohort of 307 pregnant women ...

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10.1210/jc.2005-0195

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
90
Issue:
9
Pages:
5182-5187
Publication date:
2005-09-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:689b13ef-e597-4f1e-994d-dc7c2d6f0baf
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107415
Local pid:
pubs:107415

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