OTA 2020: Vitamin D3 Supplementation Does Not Improve Tibia/Femur Fracture Healing
Vitamin D3 Supplementation DOes Not Improve Fracture Healing: A Double-blinded Randomized Controlled Trial
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A total of 101 patients aged 18 to 55 years old with a tibia or femoral shaft fracture receiving intramedullary nailing for fracture fixation were randomized to receive vitamin D3 supplementation of 150,000 IU at injury and 6 weeks, 4000 IU/day for 3 months, 600 IU/day for 3 months, or the placebo. The primary outcomes of interest were radiographic healing scores (Radiographic Union Scale in Tibia...
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