TITLE

PREDICTING THE RATE OF BONE LOSS IN CROHN'S DISEASE USING BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS OF BONE TURNOVER

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Identification of patients with Crohn's disease (CD) at greatest risk of rapid future bone loss would be an important advance in targeting treatment in this group at high risk of osteoporosis. The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the predictive value of bone turnover markers in patients with CD. A significant proportion S patients with CD experienced high rates of bone loss. Baseline levels of bone turnover markers were not significantly associated with change in BMD in the whole group or in fast" losers.
ACCESSION #
13219214

 

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