The role of cord blood IGF-I levels in preterm osteopenia


Atabek M., Pirgon O., Yorulmaz A., Kurtoglu S.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, cilt.19, ss.253-257, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem.2006.19.3.253
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.253-257

Özet

Objective: Osteopenia is a frequent condition in preterm infants. This prospective study was designed to assess the relationship between cord blood insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) levels and bone mineralization in healthy premature infants.