n South African Gastroenterology Review - WGO Practice Guideline : osteoporosis and gastrointestinal diseases : guidelines
|Article Title||WGO Practice Guideline : osteoporosis and gastrointestinal diseases : guidelines|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Publication Date||Apr 2011|
|Pages||23 - 28|
Osteoporosis is a systemic disease characterized by low bone mass (osteopenia) and micro-architectural deterioration, resulting in an increased risk of fracture. Gastroenterologists will encounter patients in their practices with osteoporosis/osteopenia, and practice guidelines about diagnosis, presentation and treatment would be useful.
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