ARCHIVES OF OSTEOPOROSIS, vol.13, no.1, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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ARCHIVES OF OSTEOPOROSIS
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Osteoporosis, Cholecystectomy, Vitamin D, Postmenopausal women, VITAMIN-D, OSTEOPOROSIS, DISEASE
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
Vitamin D deficiency has been reported in patients with gastrointestinal disorders. Little is known on the potentially deleterious effect of cholecystectomy on vitamin D levels and osteoporosis. We found that 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and bone mineral density were lower in patients with prior cholecystectomy.