ea0056gp54 | Bone and Osteoporosis | ECE2018
Choi Yong Jun
, Lee Hyun Young
, Ye Young-Min
Background: In asthmatic patients, in addition to conventional risk factors for osteoporosis, inflammatory factors and treatment with corticosteroids may also lead them to further bone loss. The trabecular bone score (TBS) is a new indirect parameter of bone quality. There has been no study which evaluates TBS in asthmatic patients according to use of corticosteroids.Objective: This study evaluated the TBS according to the severity of asthma and the corr...