The relationship between bath indexes and osteoporosis in male patients with axial ankylosing spondylitis

KARAPOLAT H. , Eyigoer S. , AKKOÇ Y. , KİRAZLI Y. , Sari I., Akar S., ...More

ROMATIZMA-RHEUMATISM, vol.23, no.3, pp.82-86, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : ROMATIZMA-RHEUMATISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.82-86


Objective: Osteoporosis is a common complication of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). There is no avaible data for the indications of bone mineral density (BMD) measurement related to osteoporosis diagnosis at AS patients. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between Bath indexes and BMD in patients with AS.