Hepatic osteodystrophy.

  title={Hepatic osteodystrophy.},
  author={Varun Goel and Premashis Kar},
  journal={Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation},
  volume={31 2},
UNLABELLED Hepatic Osteodystrophy (HO) is a generic definition for the metabolic bone disease that may occur in individuals with chronic liver disease. Hepatic Osteodystrophy is an important but frequently overlooked complication, seen in chronic liver disease patients. This review article illustrates its significance, various causes and methods to diagnose this complication and recent advances and recommendations to treat Hepatic Osteodystrophy. Two distinct bone metabolic processes… CONTINUE READING