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., ...Daha Fazla

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, cilt.48, sa.6, ss.2147-2151, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


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.