Disappearing Vitamin D?

Hall, Ralph R.
May 2011
Internal Medicine Alert;5/15/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p67
In this article, the author discusses a research study regarding the unreliability of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in measuring the patient's systemic inflammatory response after the knee surgery.


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