Professor Pr. Jan Dequeker

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Bone mineral density is already abnormally reduced at the moment of cardiac transplantation and bone loss occurs at an impressive rate in the first postoperative year. The aim of the study was to compare two prophylactic medical regimens as to their efficacy in mitigating bone loss after transplantation. Forty-eight consecutive recipients were randomized to(More)
We measured bone osteocalcin concentrations in EDTA extracts from iliac crest cortical bone specimens obtained postmortem from 63 men and 71 women (age range 19–90 years), and serum osteocalcin levels in healthy blood donors, 49 men and 49 women (age range 21–65 years). Bone and serum osteocalcin concentrations were higher in men than in women, and an(More)
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