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Abstract Title:

Effect of Vitamin D on Bone Regeneration: A Review.

Abstract Source:

Medicina (Kaunas). 2022 Sep 23 ;58(10). Epub 2022 Sep 23. PMID: 36295498

Abstract Author(s):

Giorgiana Corina Muresan, Mihaela Hedesiu, Ondine Lucaciu, Sanda Boca, Nausica Petrescu

Article Affiliation:

Giorgiana Corina Muresan

Abstract:

: Vitamin D (Vit. D) is known for its role in the skeletal system. Vit. D deficiency is also widely researched for its effects on the healing of fractures, bone defects, and osseointegration of implants. In the literature, there are studies that investigated the effects of dietary supplementation with Vit. D to reduce Vit. D deficiency, but increasing the serum level of this vitamin takes time. Therefore, an attempt has been made to combat the effect of Vit. D deficiency through topical applications. The aim of this article was to conduct a review of the existing bibliographic data that investigate the effect of Vit. D on bone regeneration.: In order to carry out this review, an electronic search was made in several databases and the articles found were selected and analyzed.: The in vitro studies' results demonstrated that Vit. D has a high therapeutic potential by enhancing the differentiation of stem cells in osteoblasts. Human and animal studies were conducting using various methods, but most of them revealed that Vit. D has a positive influence on the process of bone regeneration.: The overall results of the research showed that, indeed, Vit. D is beneficial for bone regeneration; however, most of the studies imply that a thorough research is still needed for finding the most effective mode of administration and the dose needed in order to achieve the desired effect.

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