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Cover for Metabolic bone disease in long-term home parenteral nutrition in adults.

Almost all patients on home parenteral nutrition (HPN) for benign intestinal failure may develop metabolic bone disease characterized by osteopenia, osteoporosis or osteomalacia. This chapter reviews the physiopathology, incidence, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of metabolic bone ...

Author(s)
Pironi, L.; Agostini, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Metabolic bone disease in long-term HPN in adults.

The different aspects of metabolic bone disease in adults undergoing long-term home parenteral nutrition (HPN) are discussed, including its pathophysiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Also, information on the different factors that influence the development of this...

Author(s)
Pironi, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter