Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis in primary biliary cirrhosis.
, Giljaca V
, Krstic MN
, Bjelakovic G
, Gluud C
Department of Hepatology, Clinic of Gastroenterology, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Koste Todorovica 2, Belgrade, Serbia, 11000.
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Bisphosphonates are widely used for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Patients with primary biliary cirrhosis often have osteoporosis - either postmenopausal or secondary to the liver disease. No systematic review or meta-analysis has assessed the effects of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis.
PMID: 22161446 [PubMed - in process]