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On Calcium Metabolism during Immobilization

Abstract

It is well known that decisive changes in metabolism take place during immobilization. Thus it was shown by DEITRICK, WHEDON and SHORR (1948) that excretion of calcium in the urine and feces increased, resulting in a negative calcium balance. This has been confirmed by among others, MACK (1965), ROSE (1966) and LYNCH et al. (1967), and a corresponding loss of calcium from the skeleton has been demonstrated through densitometric measurements (MACK, 1965).

Keywords

Femoral Head Metabolic Bone Disease Epiphyseal Plate Calcium Output Decisive Change 
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  • H. Bohr

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