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Therapeutic Response and Effect on the Kidney of 100 Units Vitamin D Daily in Osteomalacia after Gastrectomy

  • D. B. Morgan
  • C. R. Paterson
  • C. G. Woods
  • C. N. Pulvertaft
  • P. Fourman
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Abstract

The Peptic Ulcer Clinic in York follows 1443 persons who have had an operation for ulcer during the last 22 years. To establish the prevalence of osteomalacia after gastrectomy we have surveyed 1228 of these persons. Patients with osteomalacia were given a minute dose of vitamin D.

Keywords

Serum Calcium Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Medullary Bone Shell Calcification Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Activity 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. B. Morgan
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. R. Paterson
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. G. Woods
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. N. Pulvertaft
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Fourman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical Pathology and PathologyLeeds University Medical SchoolEngland
  2. 2.Department of Chemical Pathology and the York County HospitalLeeds University Medical SchoolEngland

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