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Prevalence of vitamin K and vitamin D deficiency in patients with hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders

Fisher, Leon; Byrnes, Elizabeth; Fisher, Alex

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Little is known about the role of fat-soluble vitamins K and D in liver function and bone metabolism in biliary and pancreatic diseases associated with cholestasis and/or fat malabsorption. The aim of this study was to determine vitamin K of bone, vitamin D and parathyroid hormone status in patients with biliary and pancreatic disorders. In 90 consecutive patients (mean ± SD age, 65.5 ± 17.7 years; 45 females) undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (68 with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32031
Source: Nutrition Research: an international publication for nutrition to advance food and life science research
DOI: 10.1016/j.nutres.2009.09.001

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