Prevalence of osteoporosis, osteopenia and vitamin d deficiency in cirrhotic patients.


Atay K. , Hatemi I., Durcan E. , Eskazan T., Bozcan S., Sahutoglu T. , ...More

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA, vol.28, no.6, pp.2631-2635, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.2631-2635

Abstract

Background and aims: Osteoporosis (OP) is a major complication of cirrhosis. It can cause morbidity and mortality due to an increased fracture risk. The aim of this study is to determine the frequency of OP and vitamin D deficiency among patients with cirrhosis and to identify the risk factors associated with OP in these patients.