Chapter 22. Chapter 22. Fetal Calcium Metabolism

  1. ASBMR
  1. Christopher S. Kovacs

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch22

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2009) Chapter 22. Fetal Calcium Metabolism, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • tetus;
  • pregnancy;
  • calcium;
  • magnesium;
  • phosphorus;
  • PTH;
  • PTH-related protein;
  • calcitonin;
  • vitamin D;
  • calcitriol;
  • estradiol;
  • hyperparathyroidism;
  • hypoparathyroidism;
  • familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia;
  • vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency;
  • placenta;
  • placental calcium transport;
  • calcium receptor;
  • rickets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Minerals Ions and Calciotropic Hormones

  • Fetal Parathyroids

  • Calcium-Sensing Receptor

  • Fetal Kidneys and Amniotic Fluid

  • Placental Mineral Ion Transport

  • Fetal Skeleton

  • Fetal Response to Maternal Hyperparathyroidism

  • Fetal Response to Maternal Hypoparathyroidism

  • Fetal Response to Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency

  • Integrated Fetal Calcium Homeostasis