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

Atay K., Hatemi I. , Durcan E. , Eskazan T., Bozcan S., SAHUTOGLU T., ...Daha Fazla

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA, cilt.28, sa.6, ss.2631-2635, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2631-2635


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.