The Prevalence of Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, and Fractures Among Adults with Cystic Fibrosis: A Systematic Literature Review with Meta-Analysis

@article{Paccou2009ThePO,
  title={The Prevalence of Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, and Fractures Among Adults with Cystic Fibrosis: A Systematic Literature Review with Meta-Analysis},
  author={Julien Paccou and Nadine Zeboulon and Christophe Combescure and Laure Gossec and Bernard Cortet},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
  year={2009},
  volume={86},
  pages={1-7}
}
Observational studies have indicated a high but heterogeneous prevalence of low bone mineral density for adult patients with cystic fibrosis. Fracture complications were also described. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of osteoporosis, osteopenia, and fractures among adult patients with cystic fibrosis. A systematic literature review was conducted using electronic databases. The keywords used were “cystic fibrosis [MeSH] AND bone density.” Original studies were… CONTINUE READING

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