No significant effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on fracture union in hypovitaminosis patients
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OrthoEvidence. No significant effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on fracture union in hypovitaminosis patients. ACE Report. 2017;6(12):8. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10004
The effect of a single early high-dose vitamin D supplement on fracture union in patients with hypovitaminosis DBone Joint J. 2017 Nov;99-B(11):1520-1525
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100 patients with hypovitaminosis D and a long bone fracture (humerus, femur, or tibia) were randomized to either a single dose of vitamin D3 100,000 IU or placebo. The purpose of this study was to examine if vitamin D3 following fracture was associated with a significantly lower rate of nonunion within 9 months in this patient population. The results demonstrated no significant difference in the ...
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