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ea0056p180 | Bone ' Osteoporosis | ECE2018

Evaluation of bone mineral density and vertebral fracture incidence in a group of kidney transplant recipients

Yavuz Dilek Gogas , Kahveci Arzu , Bugdayci Onur , Tuglular Serhan

Kidney transplant patients are prone to metabolic bone diseases. In this descriptive clinical study we aimed to evaluate the incidence of osteopenia osteoporosis, vertebral fractures in our group of renal transplant patients.Methods: Eighty seven patients (25 males and 62 females) aged from 20 to 67 years, who had undergone kidney transplantation 1 to 20 yrs. previously included in the study. Bone mineral densitometry was performed using dual-energy X-ra...