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Bone mineralisation in infants born preterm

Nicholas James Bishop

Bone mineralisation in infants born preterm

effect of early diet.

by Nicholas James Bishop

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.D.), - University of Manchester, Faculty of Medicine.

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The effects of preterm birth and perinatal events on bone health in later life remain largely unknown. Bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis risk may be programmed by early life factors. We summarise the existing literature relating to the effects of prematurity on adult BMD and the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease hypothesis and programming of bone growth.   Physical activity programs for promoting bone mineralization and growth in preterm infants. Babies born too early (premature babies) are often cared for in a fashion that minimizes physical activity in order to reduce stress and stress‐related complications. However, lack of physical activity might lead to poor bone development and growth as.

To evaluate growth and bone mineralization in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants fed preterm formula (PF) or term formula (TF). In a double-blind prospective study, 49 preterm infants of. Preterm infants frequently reach the equivalent of term with suboptimal bone mineralization due to an inadequate intake of calcium and phosphorus. Mineral intake is determined by the nature of the diet and by the use of mineral supplements. In modern neonatal units, considerable attention is paid to ensuring an adequate mineral intake, but.

Preterm infants often have a reduced bone mineral content (BMC) with increased risk of metabolic bone disease. After birth it is difficult to supply calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) comparable to the high fetal accretion rate. It is not known whether high supplementation of minerals in the early postnatal period improves growth and bone mineralization. In preterm infants, in whom perinatal mineralisation deficits are common, there is little information on long-term bone mineralisation. Using a Hologic QDR dual energy X-ray absorptiometer, bone mineral content and density (BMC and BMD) were measured in lumbar, spine, forearm and hip in 46 ex- preterm infants.


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In preterm neonates a large skeletal mineral deficit builds up between birth and 40 wk postconception. During the phase of catch-up growth between 40 and 60 wk postconception there is a catch-up in peripheral skeletal mineralization, so that by the age of 1 y the skeletal mineral content is similar in preterm and term infants, despite the former being smaller, a finding that has been Cited by: The system permitted bone mineral content to be measured with minimal disturbance to the infants in their incubators.

Mean bone mineral content at birth was mg/mm shaft length, decreasing to mg/mm at 6 weeks of age, before starting to rise. Mineralisation was poor compared with that of a fetus at an equivalent postconceptual by: Objective: Preterm birth has been associated with altered body composition, especially increased fat mass (FM) and decreased bone mineralization, and leptin and IGF-1 have been suggested to be involved in the regulation of both.

We aimed to study the interplay between leptin, IGF-1, FM and bone mineralization measured in infancy and childhood of children born by: 1. The primary objective was to assess whether physical activity programs in preterm infants improve bone mineralization and growth and reduce the risk of fracture.

The secondary objectives included other potential benefits in terms of length of hospital stay, skeletal deformities and neurodevelopmental outcomes, and adverse events. Ruben Diaz MD, PhD, in Primary Care of the Premature Infant, Mineral Homeostasis. Bone mineralization requires a continuous soluble source of calcium, phosphate, and other minerals.

In the fetal period, active transplacental transport of calcium from the maternal side maintains the fetal serum calcium concentration higher than the concentration present in extrauterine life, presumably to. Children fed predominantly human milk had greater bone mineral content than children of similar size born at term.

These data suggest that the early nutritional environment of the preterm infant could play an important role in determining later skeletal growth and mineralization. A preterm infant who spends this period without the placenta and the associated regulatory maternal environment will therefore have lower BMD and significantly lower bone mineral content than an infant born at term.

Secondly, providing adequate nutrition to preterm infants can be extremely challenging. 1. Introduction. The vast majority of preterm infants have low birth weight. The short and long term consequences (including bone health) of immaturity and low birth weight are important from clinical point of view [].Very low birth weight (VLBW infants including those small for their gestational age (SGA) are at a higher risk of reduced bone mineral content (BMC) which might persist.

bone mineralization and body composition using dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in 14 preterm infants over the first six postnatal months, and compared them to infants born full term. This is important, as previous research studies have conflicting data onthe effect of prematurity BMD.

Consistent with data from this study, previous. Improved bone mineralization and growth in premature infants fed fortified own mother's milk Frank R. Greer, MD, and Ann McCormick, RN From the Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Health Sciences "Preterm" human milk fortified with protein ( gm/dL), calcium (90 mg/dL), and phosphorus (45 mg/dL) was compared with unfortified preterm.

Fewtrell MS, Prentice A, Jones SC, Bishop NJ, Stirling D, Buffenstein R, et al. Bone mineralization and turnover in preterm infants at 8–12 years of age: the effect of early diet.

J Bone. It was found that the preterm infants were on average significantly lighter by g and shorter by cm than those born at full term. Despite the smaller size of preterm infants, mean values of bone mineral content in the mid-forearm were not significantly different between the two groups.

Gross SJ. Bone mineralization in preterm infants fed human milk with and without mineral supplementation. J Pediatr. Sep; (3)– Callenbach JC, Sheehan MB, Abramson SJ, Hall RT. Etiologic factors in rickets of very low-birth-weight infants.

J Pediatr. May; 98 (5)–   Bone mineral studies. The bone mineral content of the radius bone tended to be lower in the preterm group vs the term group (± vs ± g cm −1, Pbone mineral.

Comparing bone quality at 40 weeks of age in infants born at term versus infants born at 24 to 28 weeks, preterm infants showed significantly lower QUS than term infants (P. Preterm infants are at risk for metabolic bone disease and suboptimal growth.

This study examined the hypothesis that, apart from prematurity, intrauterine growth status (expressed as gestational age‐specific birthweight standard deviation score) influences bone mineralization and. Many infants born prematurely develop significant problems that require treatment, and the therapies required such as steroids, methylxanthines and diuretics may have a significant detrimental effect on bone mineralisation.7, –, 9 In addition, postnatal nutrition is often significantly suboptimal, further affecting bone mineralisation and supplementation is often needed, but may be difficult.

The incidence is 30% in VLBW infants and exceeds 50% for extremely low birth weight infants (ELBW)[11]. Bone mineralization of premature infants is affected in the neonatal period due to the. Some evidence demonstrated that physical activity programs might promote short-term weight gain and bone mineralization in premature infa 45 and hydrotherapy had a positive effect on pain.

Energy, protein, and mineral requirements in premature infants are high, hence increasing the risk of poor growth and development of metabolic bone disease.

This double-blind study included consecutive premature infants with gestational age below 32 weeks. Both sick and healthy infants. To study the effect of physical therapy on bone mineralization, weight gain and growth in preterm infants. After fulfilling the inclusion criteria, preterm infants were matched for gestational age.

INTRODUCTION. Bone health is a critically important concern in the neonate, especially for premature infants who are at risk for rickets. Because of their rapid growth, all neonates when compared with older individuals have higher relative requirements of calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P), which are critical components for bone structural integrity and growth.Aim: Extremely premature babies are at risk of osteopenia of prematurity (OOP) as bone mineralisation in utero increases exponentially after 24 weeks gestation.

Our aim was to assess the bone health of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. We wanted to .