Risk factors for osteoporosis in long-term survivors of intracranial germ cell tumors

Abstract

We measured bone mineral densities in 28 intracranial germ cell tumor long-term survivors. There was the high prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia, 25.0% and 42.9%, respectively, and three additional risk factors, male sex, a low lean mass, and adult growth hormone replacement, were identified. Intracranial germ cell tumor long-term survivors (iGCTLS… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-011-1821-9

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