Dietary vitamin K2 supplement improves bone status after lung and heart transplantation.

@article{Forli2010DietaryVK,
  title={Dietary vitamin K2 supplement improves bone status after lung and heart transplantation.},
  author={Liv Forli and Jens Bollerslev and Svein Simonsen and Gunhild Aker Isaksen and Kari E Kvamsdal and Kristin Godang and Gaut Gadeholt and Are Hugo Pripp and Oystein Bjortuft},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={458-64}
}
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is a problem after transplantation. Studies since the last year indicate that vitamin K plays a role in optimal bone health. The aim of this randomized, double blind, prospective longitudinal study was to investigate the effect of a dietary supplement with vitamin K2 (180 microg menakinon-7) on bone mass, the first year after lung and heart transplantation. METHODS After preoperative baseline investigation of bone mass and bone-related biochemistry, 35 lung and 59… CONTINUE READING

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