Aluminum exposure from parenteral nutrition in preterm infants: bone health at 15-year follow-up
Fewtrell, Mary S., Bishop, Nick J., Edmonds, C., Isaacs, Elizabeth B. and Lucas, Alan 2009. Aluminum exposure from parenteral nutrition in preterm infants: bone health at 15-year follow-up. PEDIATRICS. 124 (5), pp. 1372-1379.
|Authors||Fewtrell, Mary S., Bishop, Nick J., Edmonds, C., Isaacs, Elizabeth B. and Lucas, Alan|
Background: Aluminum has known neurotoxicity and may impair short-term bone health. In a randomised trial we showed reduced neurodevelopmental scores in preterm infants previously exposed to aluminum from parenteral nutrition solutions. Here, in the same cohort, we test the hypothesis that neonatal aluminum exposure also adversely affects long-term bone health, as indicated by reduced bone mass.
|Keywords||preterm infant; bone health; parenteral nutrition; aluminum|
|Journal citation||124 (5), pp. 1372-1379|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2009-0783|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||17 Dec 2009|
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