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Severity of liver disease does not predict osteopenia or low bone mineral density in primary sclerosing cholangitis.

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BACKGROUND: The association between metabolic bone disease and cholestatic liver disease has been poorly characterized. To date a single institution has published data suggesting that in primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), advanced liver disease predicts advanced bone disease. AIM: To determine the association between the severity of liver disease and bone mineral density (BMD) in PSC patients. METHODS: We identified 30 PSC patients who had undergone dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) s...

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Lichtenstein, GR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
Volume:
25
Issue:
2
Pages:
311-316
Publication date:
2005-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-3231
ISSN:
1478-3223
URN:
uuid:8af3f588-7fdf-421c-8211-9709ee78950e
Source identifiers:
257105
Local pid:
pubs:257105

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