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ea0037ep316 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

Vitamin D deficiency in acutely ill patients

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Pantazi Eleni , Mavropoulos Iordanis , Skioti Ourania , Katsoulis Georgios , Kousouris Dimitrios , Kontogiannis Socrates

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency has been reported to be widely found within the population. Vitamin D deficiency was also found to be prevalent in patients with autoimmune inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Vitamin D deficiency was reported in almost all patients with acute myocardial infarction in a US multicenter study. Low concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) are reported to be an independent risk factor for ca...