Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Volume:6 Issue:12 Number:8 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #10004
Ace Report Cover Trauma

No significant effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on fracture union in hypovitaminosis patients


How to Cite

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

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The effect of a single early high-dose vitamin D supplement on fracture union in patients with hypovitaminosis D

Bone Joint J. 2017 Nov;99-B(11):1520-1525

Contributing Authors: MJ Bosse MA Karunakar N Haines L Kempton R Seymour S Sims J Kellam C Churchill K Hand JR Hsu D Keil N Rozario

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

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 ...

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE