ea0070aep223 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020
, Janez Andrej
, Jensterle Mojca
Objective: Bone strength post heart transplant (HT) is affected by many factors including glucocorticoids, calcineurin inhibitors, hypogonadism, vitamin D deficiency, secondary hyperparathyroidism and cachexia. Trabecular bone score (TBS), novel texture index derived from lumbar spinal DXA improves fracture risk assessment in several different high-risk populations, whereas it remains largely understudied in HT recipients. We aimed to evaluate factors that affect TBS after HT....