Bone density and metabolism in patients with viral hepatitis and cholestatic liver diseases before and after liver transplantation

@article{Cubero2000BoneDA,
  title={Bone density and metabolism in patients with viral hepatitis and cholestatic liver diseases before and after liver transplantation},
  author={Francisco Javier Cubero and Martin Possienke and Hans-J{\"o}rg Schlitt and Klaus H. W. B{\"o}ker and Roland Horn and Rudolph Raab and Michael P. Manns and Georg Brabant},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={95},
  pages={2343-2351}
}
OBJECTIVE:Osteoporosis is frequently found in patients with cholestatic liver disease (primary biliary cirrhosis/primary sclerosing cholangitis) and chronic viral hepatitis. There is limited information about the long-term effect of liver transplantation (OLT) on bone metabolism. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of liver transplantation on bone metabolism in patients with cholestatic and viral liver diseases.METHODS:We randomly recruited 193 patients with chronic viral… CONTINUE READING
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