Bone remodeling indices and secondary hyperparathyroidism in celiac disease.

@article{Keaveny1996BoneRI,
  title={Bone remodeling indices and secondary hyperparathyroidism in celiac disease.},
  author={Andrew P. Keaveny and Rosemarie Freaney and Malachi John McKenna and Jessica Masterson and Diarmuid P. O'Donoghue},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1996},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={1226-31}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) and to assess bone turnover by using markers of bone formation and resorption in celiac disease (CD). METHODS Forty-three patients with CD were investigated: group 1, newly diagnosed celiacs (n = 19); group 2, treated celiacs responding histologically to a gluten-free diet (n = 16); group 3, refractory celiacs, unresponsive to a gluten-free diet and immunosuppressive therapy (n = 8). Serum was… CONTINUE READING

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