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ea0073aep95 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2021

High dose short term glucocorticoid (gc) treatment seems to have no long term negative effect on bone mineral density (bmd) of newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis (ms) patients

Simeakis George , Saltiki Katerina , Fakas Nikolaos , Koutsikos John , Athanasiou Kostas , Papatheodorou George , Papatheodorou Athanasios , Zapanti Evangelia , Anagnostouli Maria , Alevizaki Maria , Terpos Evangelos

ObjectivesHigh-Dose-Intravenous-Steroid-Treatment-(HDIST) represents the first choice of treatment for MS relapses. Although chronic oral GC-administration is associated with bone loss there are still conflicting data regarding HDIST. Methods25 newly-diagnosed MS-patients (10-women) were prospectively enrolled meeting the following eligibility criteria: age 18–45 yrs, fully ambulatory, women with normal ...