Reduced bone mineral density in men after heart transplantation

Heart transplantation is associated with rapid bone loss and an increased prevalence and incidence of fractures. The aim of the present study was to compare the bone mineral density (BMD) of 30 heart transplant (HT) recipients to that of 31 chronic heart failure (CHF) patients waiting for transplant...

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Publication Date:1999
Main Author: Anijar,J.R.
Other Authors: Szejnfeld,V.L., Almeida,D.R., Fernandes,A.R., Ferraz,M.B.
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-879X1999000400006
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