PPIs associated with bone fractures in men with cirrhosis

Use of proton pump inhibitors had a dose-dependent association with bone fractures in men with cirrhosis, according to study results.Christian Labenz, of University Medical Centre of the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Germany, and colleagues wrote that fractures are among the complications that could trigger decompensation among patients with cirrhosis and highlighted the importance of finding potential ways to avert these events.“Among the modifiable risk factors for bone fractures, the use of proton pump inhibitors has emerged in recent years form several studies both in the generalRead More

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