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ea0037ep262 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

Investigating the bone metabolic parameters and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in male patients with asymptomatic hyperuricemia

Acs Orsolya , Csupor Emoke , Ferencz Viktora , Meszaros Szilvia , Toth Edit , Farkas Gabor , Horvath Csaba

Introduction: Over the past few years the clinical relevance of serum uric acid level has changed. The elevated serum uric acid level not only impairs the joints and the kidney function but it is also linked with an increased risk of cardivascular diseases. The aim of our study was to examine how bones are affected (change of bone mineral density (BMD), bone metabolism parameters, serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and frequency of fractures) by elevated serum uric acid level.</...