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Gastroenterologie
a hepatologie

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroent Hepatol 2012; 66(6): 450-457.

Selected gastrointestinal diseases and nutritional disorders associated with osteoporosis

Igo Kajaba1, Adrián Krátky, Marica Krajčovičová-Kudláčková1, Katarína Fatrcová-Šramková2, Karol Bitter3, Girma Belay

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Summary

The authors report on the co-morbidity of selected gastrointestinal diseases associated with osteoporosis. The American Gastroenterological Association notes that the basic gastrointestinal diseases which demonstrate relationships with osteoporosis are inflammatory bowel diseases, čeliac disease, lactose intolerance, liver osteopathy, conditions after gastrectomy and post-transplant conditions. Progressive immunological views in the ethiopathogenesis of these diseases and also in connection with osteoporosis are pointed out. In conclusion, complex preventive and therapeutic methods are highlighted in secondary osteoporosis, including the key roles nutrition and optimal physical activity take.

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