TITLE

Hepatic Osteodystrophy after Liver Transplantation in a Patient with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, Gary A.; Franck, Walter A.; Streck, William F.; Starzl, Thomas E.
PUB. DATE
February 1983
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1983, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A patient is presented who developed hepatic osteodystrophy after orthotopic liver transplantation in association with persistently low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels. After successful liver transplantation there was a delay in the return to normal of the serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels until oral supplementation with vitamin D was instituted. This case emphasizes the need for effective treatment of hepatic osteodystrophy with vitamin D especially in patients considered for transplantation.
ACCESSION #
16242458

 

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