Jakup Ismajli

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pristine, Pristine, Kosovo

  • Case Report   
    Osteoporosis during pregnancy ? a case report
    Author(s): Astrit M. Gashi*, Jakup Ismajli, Idriz Berisha, Brikene Elshani, Behar Rraci and Adriatik Berisha

    Osteoporosis is a condition that rarely occurs during pregnancy, but due to loss of bone density, bones become fragile and may suffer fractures. During pregnancy, the aetiology of osteoporosis is unknown. But there are a large number of identifiable risk factors that can influence the development of osteoporosis. Generally, symptoms and signs most often begin in the third trimester of the first pregnancy and improve after delivery, as they do not usually recur in subsequent pregnancies. To diagnose osteoporosis, as well as to determine the risk of fractures and follow-up medication are used bone mineral density (BMD) measurement and determination of the level of the final products (biomarkers), which are released during bone degradation and formation. The dual-energy Xray absorptiometry (DEXA) is the leading technique for estimating bone miner.. Read More»

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