Inflammatory related changes in bone mineral content in adults with cystic fibrosis.

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BACKGROUND Proinflammatory cytokines stimulate osteoclast activity and this could lead to increased bone resorption in patients with cystic fibrosis. The aim of this study was to determine whether markers of systemic inflammation are related to changes in bone mineral content (BMC) in adults with cystic fibrosis. METHODS Total body BMC was assessed by… (More)

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