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Systemic inflammatory mediators and bone homeostasis in intestinal failure.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: A proinflammatory state has been described in patients with intestinal failure. The prevalence of metabolic bone disease in this group is considerable. It is not known whether this proinflammatory state is related to bone parameters, though bone disease is recognized as a proinflammatory process in postmenopausal women. The purpose of this study was to examine whether inflammation was related to bone disease. METHODS: Eight patients with parenteral nutrition (PN)-dependent intest...

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10.1177/0148607107031002142

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Compher, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Benedict, S More by this author
Kinosian, BP More by this author
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Journal:
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
142-147
Publication date:
2007
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ISSN:
0148-6071
URN:
uuid:4d8275c9-214d-42d1-8da1-ed310ef12fb6
Source identifiers:
259516
Local pid:
pubs:259516

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