Ca&Bone - 2003;6(04)

Ca&Bone

AUGUST 20, 2003

[Dear Colleagues and Readers!]

HORVÁTH CSABA

[Ca&Bone 2003;6;04 world language publication]

Ca&Bone

AUGUST 20, 2003

[Quality of life and osteoporosis]

BÁLINT Géza

[Quality of life and osteoporosis 2003;6(04)]

Ca&Bone

AUGUST 20, 2003

[The effects of thyroid hormones on bone]

BAJNOK Éva, LAKATOS Péter

[The effects of thyroid hormones on bone tissue are of fundamental importance.They are required for skeletal development and later for normal bone metabolism.Their action is dose-dependent and also depends on the degree of differentiation of the target tissue. In childhood, thyroid hypofunction manifests itself in growth retardation, whereas hyperfunction will accelerate bone maturation.The exact mechanism of action of thyroid hormones on bone in later years is poorly understood, and their... tovább »

Ca&Bone

AUGUST 20, 2003

[Vitamin D supply and the effect of short term calcium and vitamin D supplementation in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis or osteopenia]

FERENCZ VIKTÓRIA, BORS Katalin, MÉSZÁROS SZILVIA, BERECZKI János, CSUPOR EMŐKE, GUJÁS Márta, HORVÁTH Katalin, KORÁNYI András, LAKATOS Péter, MAGDICS Mária, RÁPOLTHY Ildikó, SZEKERES László, TORMA Olga, TÓTH EDIT, VALKAI Teréz, HORVÁTH CSABA

[INTRODUCTION - The effect of short-term calcium and vitamin D supplementation by a clinical nutriment on bone formation and resorption was studied in postmenopausal women with normal or decreased calcidiol serum levels. PATIENTS AND METHODS - Ninety-one postmenopausal women (age, 60-75 years) were enrolled in the study to investigate the effect of 1120 mg calcium and 208 IU vitamin D in a complex composition (Fortimel®, Nutricia) on bone turnover after 4 weeks of treatment. All women suffered... tovább »

Ca&Bone

AUGUST 20, 2003

[Assessment of quality of life in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis - A comparative study on the Hungarian adaptations of EuroQoL and Nottingham Health Profile]

PÉNTEK Márta, LICKER-FÓRIS Edit, LOVAS Kornélia, KALÓ Zoltán, TÓTH Miklós, TULASSAY Zsolt, RATKÓ István, GENTI György

[INTRODUCTION - After a brief introduction to the definition of quality of life and the importance of its measurement, two questionnaires, the EQ-5D and the Nottingham Health Profile are presented. PATIENTS AND METHODS - Fifty postmenopausal women with osteoporosis were included in the two-year prospective study to assess quality of life by the two generic questionnaires. Correlations were sought between the results of the EQ-5D and the Nottingham Health Profile, as well as between bone... tovább »

Ca&Bone

AUGUST 20, 2003

[Renal stone formation after parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism]

BERCZI Csaba, BALÁZS György, LUKÁCS Géza, TÓTH Csaba

[INTRODUCTION - The incidence of renal stone formation was studied in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism after parathyroidectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS - Ninety-two patients operated on for hyperparathyroidism were included in the study. In Group 1 the patients (n=44) had kidney stones before parathyroidectomy. Patients with no history of nephrolithiasis (n=48) before the operation were assigned to Group 2. After the operation the occurrence of renal stones was assessed for both... tovább »