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Subject/Keyword
Vitamin D
Liver Transplant
Bone
Corticosteroid
Type of item
Thesis
Degree grantor
University of Alberta
Author or creator
Alzaben, Abeer Salman
Supervisor and department
Diana Mager ( Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, Department of Peadiatrics)
Examining committee member and department
Jason Yap (Department of Peadiatrics)
Department
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science
Specialization
Nutrition and Metabolism
Date accepted
2012-08-15T11:29:40Z
Graduation date
2012-11
Degree
Master of Science
Degree level
Master's
Abstract
The study aim was to compare the impact of corticosteroid-free and corticosteroid-containing immunosuppressive regimes on parameters of bone health and growth in children post-liver transplant (LTX). One-hundred fifteen charts were screened, thirty-nine charts meeting study inclusion were reviewed. The prevalence of decreased lumbar and whole-body bone mineral density (BMD z-score
Language
English
DOI
doi:10.7939/R3830C
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Permission is hereby granted to the University of Alberta Libraries to reproduce single copies of this thesis and to lend or sell such copies for private, scholarly or scientific research purposes only. Where the thesis is converted to, or otherwise made available in digital form, the University of Alberta will advise potential users of the thesis of these terms. The author reserves all other publication and other rights in association with the copyright in the thesis and, except as herein before provided, neither the thesis nor any substantial portion thereof may be printed or otherwise reproduced in any material form whatsoever without the author's prior written permission.
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