Fetal Calcium Metabolism

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  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
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Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The difference in levels of mineral ions between fetuses and adults
  • Role of PTHrP
  • Role of fetal Parathyroids
  • Understand the effect of the calcium-sensing receptor
  • Transport of mineral ions between fetal kidneys and amniotic fluid
  • Transport of minerals across the placenta
  • Constitution of the fetal skeleton
  • How a fetus responds to PTH levels in the mother
  • Fetal response to maternal Vitamin D deficiency

What you'll learn

In this module of bone metabolism, we will learn to deal with calcium and phosphorus metabolism starting at the fetal stage. As it is difficult to study the biochemical processes in the fetus, most of the studies are done on animals and applied to humans. This chapter describes the genetic basis for metabolism and the role of important molecules and channels.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Orthopedic Resident/Physiotherapies
  • Undergraduate medical orthopedic students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in orthopedics

Instructor

Dr. Vishwanath Mahadevuni

“Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India”


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Dr. Vishwanath is a distinguished orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad with over 3 years of experience as a trusted orthopedic surgeon and 1-year experience in joint replacement. Born and brought up in Hyderabad Dr. Vishwanath did his MBBS from Mamata medical college, Khammam, M.S.Orthopedics from Osmania Medical College, Fellowship in Joint replacement from sunshine Hospital. He has also had a stint as the Assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and the Outpatient clinics at Hope orthopedic clinic, Hyderabad. His primary procedural focus lies in Total Hip Replacements, Total knee Replacement, and Orthopedic trauma.

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Instructor

Dr. Vishwanath Mahadevuni

“Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India”


4/5

Dr. Vishwanath is a distinguished orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad with over 3 years of experience as a trusted orthopedic surgeon and 1-year experience in joint replacement. Born and brought up in Hyderabad Dr. Vishwanath did his MBBS from Mamata medical college, Khammam, M.S.Orthopedics from Osmania Medical College, Fellowship in Joint replacement from sunshine Hospital. He has also had a stint as the Assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and the Outpatient clinics at Hope orthopedic clinic, Hyderabad. His primary procedural focus lies in Total Hip Replacements, Total knee Replacement, and Orthopedic trauma.

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