Vitamin K supplementation in cystic fibrosis

J.H. van Hoorn, J.J.E. Hendriks, C. Vermeer, Ph. Forget

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Vitamin K supplementation in cystic fibrosis.

van Hoorn JH, Hendriks JJ, Vermeer C, Forget PP.

Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, Netherlands.

The relation between different doses of vitamin K supplementation, several bone markers, and PIVKA-II concentrations in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients compared to controls was evaluated. Results suggest that a increased vitamin K intake may have significant health benefits for children with CF.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)974-975
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003

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