hrp0089p1-p025 | Bone, Growth Plate & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2018

Intrauterine Growth Restriction, Antenatal Steroids, Gestational Age and Breast Feeding Influence Bone Health in Prepubertal Children Born Preterm

Iorgi Natascia Di , Calcagno Annalisa , Diana Paola , Notarnicola Sara , Allegri Anna Maria Elsa , Napoli Flavia , Cangemi Giuliana , Calevo Mariagrazia , Ramenghi Luca , Maghnie Mohamad

Objectives: To assess the long-term impact of prematurity on bone and body composition by using Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA).Methods: DXA scans were performed in 100 preterm (PT) (n=42F, n=58M, mean weeks’gestation 31.5±2.6; range 26−36) and 51 born at term (BT) healthy infants (n=28F, n=23M). DXA measures of total body and lumbar spine mineral density (TB/L1-L4 BMD, g/cm2 and Z...