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J parathyr dis. 2014;2(1): 13-15.
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Correlation of serum magnesium with serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in hemodialysis patients

Hamid Nasri *

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran.
*Corresponding author: Prof. Hamid Nasri, hamidnasri@med.mui.ac.ir

Abstract

To find the association of serum magnesium levels, with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, in patients on regular hemodialysis, we conducted a study on 41 stable hemodialysis patients. We found a significant positive correlation of serum magnesium with 25-OH vitamin D (r= 0.40 p= 0.009). While magnesium deficiency increases serum fibroblast growth factor 23 concentration. Thus, the positive association of magnesium deficiency and fibroblast growth factor 23, further indicate the significance of magnesium and vitamin D deficiency, especially in hemodialysis patients.
Keywords: Hemodialysis, Magnesium, 25-Hydroxyvitamin D

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To find the association of serum magnesium levels, with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, in patients on regular hemodialysis, we conducted a study on 41 stable hemodialysis patients. We found a significant positive correlation of serum magnesium with 25-OH vitamin D. While magnesium deficiency increases serum fibroblast growth factor 23 concentration. Thus, the positive association of magnesium deficiency and fibroblast growth factor 23, further indicate the significance of magnesium and vitamin D deficiency, especially in hemodialysis patients.

Please cite this paper as: Nasri H. Correlation of serum magnesium with serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in hemodialysis patients. J Parathyr Dis 2014; 2(1): 13-15.

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