Osteoporosis in Lung Transplantation Candidates: Association With 6-minute Walking Test and Body Mass Index


Balci M. K. , Ari E., Vayvada M., Salturk C., Asicioglu E. , Yeginsu A., ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.48, no.6, pp.2147-2151, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2016.02.074
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.2147-2151

Abstract

Background. Osteoporosis is a well-recognized complication in lung transplantation because of steroid use and immobilization. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of osteoporosis and risk factors associated with osteoporosis in lung transplantation candidates.