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All patients with inflammatory bowel disease should have bone density assessment: pro.
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PMID:  11383589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bone loss is a common problem for individuals with inflammatory bowel disease. Corticosteroids play an important role in the development of osteoporosis in these patients; however, active disease and longer disease duration also appear to increase the risk of osteoporosis. Given the current burden of osteoporosis, bone mineral density is recommended.
A Papaioannou; N C Ferko; J D Adachi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Inflammatory bowel diseases     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1078-0998     ISO Abbreviation:  Inflamm. Bowel Dis.     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-31     Completed Date:  2001-10-18     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508162     Medline TA:  Inflamm Bowel Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  158-62; discussion 168-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Geriatric Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / adverse effects
Bone Density*
Controlled Clinical Trials as Topic
Cross-Sectional Studies
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / complications,  physiopathology*
Longitudinal Studies
Middle Aged
Osteoporosis / complications,  physiopathology*
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0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones

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