The Efficiency of Complex Differential Treatment of the Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematous Considering the Features of Bone Tissue Structure Remodeling

U. Abrahamovych, L. Tsyhanyk, O. Abrahamovych, M. Farmaha, O. Romanyuk  Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) is an autoimmune disease with peculiar plural and pathological processes in different organs and systems including bone tissue. Patient’s physiological, social and psychological states depend on the degree of damage of bone system. Nowadays, Read More …

Peculiarities of Calcium-Phosphorus Metabolism and Bone State in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Principles of Differential Treatment (Literature Review and Clinical Case Description)

V. Chemes, O. Abrahamovych, U. Abrahamovych, L. Tsyhanyk, S. Guta Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. Significant prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an unceasing increase in morbidity, affliction of working age population, late diagnosis, not always effective treatment and large economic damage due to this disease and its complications, are the actual problems in Read More …

Analysis of Markers of Bone Remodeling and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Activity Index Interconnections

L. Tsyhanyk, O. Abrahamovych, U. Abrahamovych, O. Romanyuk, S. Guta Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune systemic disease, which is characterized by multiple organ disorders, in particular – bones. The development of osteoporosis (OP) is an extended process and even the complicated aggravation does not have enough Read More …

The Analysis of the Effect of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Selected Indicators and Its Treatment on Bone Mineral Density

L. Tsyhanyk, U. Abrahamovych, O. Romaniuk Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. The lesions of the bone and joint system start to appear during the first ten years of disease in 25.0 % of patients with SLE. The prevalence of osteopenia ranges from 4.0 to 74.0 % and the prevalence of osteoporosis – from Read More …

Peculiarities of Calcium-Phosphorus Metabolism and Bone State in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis: Diagnosis and Principles of Differential Treatment (Literature Rewiev and Clinical Case Description)

N. Drobinska, O. Abrahamovych, U. Abrahamovych, M. Farmaha Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University Introduction. The disorders of calcium-phosphorus metabolism and bone tissue state, which are the main cause of spontaneous fractures and motor activity disorders in patients with liver cirrhosis, they require deeper understanding of etiology and pathogenesis, the use of laboratory-instrumental methods of Read More …

Сomparative Evaluation of Bone Mineral Density Based upon the Results of Ultrasound Osteodensitometry, X-ray Osteodensitometry, and Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Tests in Premenopausal Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

U. Abrahamovych1, O. Abrahamovych1, L. Tsyhanyk1, O. Synenkyi2, S. Guta1 1Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University 2Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital Introduction. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease characterized by the chronic inflammation and multisystemic damages, accompanied by lesions in osteoarticular system, including secondary osteoporosis (OP) ­ an important risk factor for low­energy fractures. Read More …

Influence of Thyroid Hyperfunction on Bone System Changes

І. Pankiv  Bukovinian State Medical University Introduction. Bone density measurements during the last decade have demonstrated that bone loss is common in patients with overt hyperthyroidism and to a lesser extent in those with subclinical hyperthyroidism, whether caused by nodular goiter or excessive doses of thyroid hormone. Overt hyperthyroidism is associated with accelerated bone remodeling, Read More …