Christoph Schmid

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Ascorbic acid decreases neutral endopeptidase activity in cultured osteoblastic cells
    Christoph Schmid
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Regul Pept 130:57-66. 2005
  2. doi Triiodothyronine stimulates cystatin C production in bone cells
    Christoph Schmid
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 419:425-30. 2012
  3. pmc Gitelman's syndrome with persistent hypokalemia - don't forget licorice, alcohol, lemon juice, iced tea and salt depletion: a case report
    Urs Knobel
    Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Med Case Rep 5:312. 2011
  4. ncbi Effect of thyroxine replacement on serum IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and the acid-labile subunit in patients with hypothyroidism and hypopituitarism
    Christoph Schmid
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:706-11. 2006
  5. ncbi Effect of pituitary surgery in patients with acromegaly on adiponectin serum concentrations and alanine aminotransferase activity
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Chim Acta 352:175-81. 2005
  6. doi Are biochemical markers of neuroendocrine tumors coreleased with insulin following local calcium stimulation in patients with insulinomas?
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Kantonsspital Frauenfeld, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
    Pancreas 40:995-9. 2011
  7. ncbi Selective arterial calcium stimulation and hepatic venous sampling in the evaluation of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia: potential and limitations
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1251-6. 2004
  8. ncbi Abnormalities of proinsulin processing in functioning insulinomas: clinical implications
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:424-30. 2004
  9. ncbi Insulin determination by specific and unspecific immunoassays in patients with insulinoma evaluated by the arterial stimulation and venous sampling test
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:123-6. 2004
  10. doi Effects of thyroxine replacement on serum creatinine and cystatin C in patients with primary and central hypothyroidism
    Diane L Goede
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:339-44. 2009

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  1. ncbi Ascorbic acid decreases neutral endopeptidase activity in cultured osteoblastic cells
    Christoph Schmid
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Regul Pept 130:57-66. 2005
    ..ASA decreased NEP activity in a dose-dependent manner, and decreased Western-detectable NEP protein in plasma membranes. ASA affects both integrin receptor-mediated signalling and the processing of regulatory peptides...
  2. doi Triiodothyronine stimulates cystatin C production in bone cells
    Christoph Schmid
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 419:425-30. 2012
    ..Our in vitro findings explain in vivo observations. Triiodothyronine-induced increase in the production of cystatin C may be related to an increased cell metabolism and proteolysis control demand...
  3. pmc Gitelman's syndrome with persistent hypokalemia - don't forget licorice, alcohol, lemon juice, iced tea and salt depletion: a case report
    Urs Knobel
    Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Med Case Rep 5:312. 2011
    ..Exogenous factors can trigger deterioration of the patient's condition and provoke clinical symptoms. We discuss the pathophysiology of and therapy for Gitelman's syndrome, with a focus on dietary factors which may aggravate the disease...
  4. ncbi Effect of thyroxine replacement on serum IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and the acid-labile subunit in patients with hypothyroidism and hypopituitarism
    Christoph Schmid
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:706-11. 2006
    ..To describe the effect of T4 replacement in patients with primary and central hypothyroidism on components of the IGF binding protein complex: IGF-I, the acid-labile subunit (ALS) and IGFBP-3...
  5. ncbi Effect of pituitary surgery in patients with acromegaly on adiponectin serum concentrations and alanine aminotransferase activity
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Chim Acta 352:175-81. 2005
    ..This study was performed to test the effect of neurosurgery in acromegaly (sharing at baseline insulin resistance but not increased visceral fat with type 2 diabetes) on insulin sensitivity, adiponectin concentrations and ALT activity...
  6. doi Are biochemical markers of neuroendocrine tumors coreleased with insulin following local calcium stimulation in patients with insulinomas?
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Kantonsspital Frauenfeld, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
    Pancreas 40:995-9. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi Selective arterial calcium stimulation and hepatic venous sampling in the evaluation of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia: potential and limitations
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1251-6. 2004
    ..To describe the potential and limitations of selective arterial calcium stimulation and hepatic venous sampling (ASVS) in the evaluation of patients with hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia...
  8. ncbi Abnormalities of proinsulin processing in functioning insulinomas: clinical implications
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:424-30. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether such abnormalities in the proinsulin to insulin conversion have clinical implications in patients with hypoglycaemic disorders...
  9. ncbi Insulin determination by specific and unspecific immunoassays in patients with insulinoma evaluated by the arterial stimulation and venous sampling test
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:123-6. 2004
    ....
  10. doi Effects of thyroxine replacement on serum creatinine and cystatin C in patients with primary and central hypothyroidism
    Diane L Goede
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:339-44. 2009
    ..This (pilot) study was performed to see whether these opposing changes of CysC and Cr could be confirmed in patients with central hypothyroidism...
  11. ncbi Maintenance of glucose control in patients with type 1 diabetes during acute mental stress by riding high-speed rollercoasters
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Diabetes Care 30:1599-601. 2007
  12. ncbi Pregnancy-induced changes in insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I), insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 (IGFBP-3), and acid-labile subunit (ALS) in patients with growth hormone (GH) deficiency and excess
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, CH 8091, Switzerland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:900-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of pregnancy in a hypopituitary patient with those of pregnancy in an acromegalic patient on IGF-I, IGFBP-3, and ALS...
  13. ncbi Mini-Mental State Examination is superior to plasma glucose concentrations in monitoring patients with suspected hypoglycaemic disorders during the 72-hour fast
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:605-10. 2005
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  14. ncbi Recurrent hypoglycaemia in HIV-positive narcotic addicts
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:805-10. 2006
    ..We describe two narcotic addict women with recurrent hypoglycaemic episodes. In both patients, hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia occurring in the fasting state was documented and computed tomography of the pancreas was normal...
  15. ncbi Growth hormone (GH) receptor isoform in acromegaly: lower concentrations of GH but not insulin-like growth factor-1 in patients with a genomic deletion of exon 3 in the GH receptor gene
    Christoph Schmid
    University Hospital of Zurich, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Chem 53:1484-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether the relationship between GH and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) concentrations is influenced by the GHR genotype in patients with acromegaly...
  16. ncbi Changes in insulin sensitivity induced by short-term growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) treatment in GH-deficient adults are not associated with changes in adiponectin levels
    Christoph Schmid
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Growth Horm IGF Res 15:300-3. 2005
    ..These data suggest that changes in insulin sensitivity (induced by high dose and short-term GH and IGF-I treatment) in patients with GHD are not associated with changes in adiponectin levels...
  17. doi Dexamethasone and cyclic AMP regulate sodium phosphate cotransporter (NaPi-IIb and Pit-1) mRNA and phosphate uptake in rat alveolar type II epithelial cells
    Chengluo Jin
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lung 188:51-61. 2010
    ..1 mmol/l cAMP treatment. Although NaPi-IIb mRNA expression was maintained to some extent by AT II cells kept in primary culture, Pi uptake was more closely related to Pit-1 mRNA expression...
  18. doi Gender dependence of serum soluble Klotho in acromegaly
    Lisa Sze
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 80:869-73. 2014
    ..To further elucidate the relationship between GH and sKl, we examined the effect of gender on sKl in patients with untreated acromegaly...
  19. doi Growth hormone and Klotho
    Christoph Schmid
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 10, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Kantonsspital St Gallen, 9007 St Gallen, Switzerland Department of Neurosurgery, Clinic Hirslanden, Witellikerstrasse 40, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Endocrinol 219:R37-57. 2013
    ..The question arises whether GH exerts selected actions via modifying activities of Klotho. ..
  20. ncbi Effect of thyroxine replacement on creatinine, insulin-like growth factor 1, acid-labile subunit, and vascular endothelial growth factor
    Christoph Schmid
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Chem 50:228-31. 2004
  21. ncbi Pancreatic cancer in cystic fibrosis after bilateral lung transplantation
    Henrik Petrowsky
    Swiss Hepato Pancreato Biliary Center, Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Pancreas 33:430-2. 2006
    ..This case should sensitize physicians to be aware of the increased risk for pancreatic cancer in CF patients especially in those after lung transplantation with immunosuppression and prolonged survival...
  22. doi Insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes is closely associated with LDL particle size
    Pierre A Krayenbuehl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Policlinic, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:275-80. 2008
    ..Small dense LDLs have been found to be associated with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). This association has been observed in the context of decreased HDL cholesterol and increased triglycerides...
  23. ncbi Effect of transsphenoidal surgery on sleep apnoea in acromegaly
    Lisa Sze
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, 9007 St Gallen, Switzerland
    Eur J Endocrinol 156:321-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and risk factors of SAS in acromegaly and to analyze the effect of transsphenoidal adenomectomy on SAS and cardiovascular risk factors...
  24. ncbi Assessment of hyperinsulinaemia at the termination of the prolonged fast
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Chim Acta 342:227-31. 2004
    ..This study was performed to test whether these traditional criteria can be applied when insulin is measured by specific immunoassays...
  25. doi Diabetes mellitus and survival in cystic fibrosis patients after lung transplantation
    Markus Hofer
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cyst Fibros 11:131-6. 2012
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is common in CF and associated with more severe disease. It is unclear whether DM influences outcome of lung transplantation (LTx)...
  26. ncbi Acute psychological stress affects glucose concentrations in patients with type 1 diabetes following food intake but not in the fasting state
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of EndocrinologyDiabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Diabetes Care 28:1910-5. 2005
    ..To compare the effect of acute psychosocial stress on glucose concentrations in the fasting state and following food intake in patients with type 1 diabetes...
  27. ncbi Islets secretory capacity determines glucose homoeostasis in the face of insulin resistance
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:559-64. 2004
    ..We therefore defined insulin secretion and sensitivity in patients with impaired glucose homoeostasis of varying aetiology and duration...
  28. doi Expression of somatostatin receptors, angiogenesis and proliferation markers in pituitary adenomas: an immunohistochemical study with diagnostic and therapeutic implications
    Alejandra Magagna-Poveda
    Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13895. 2013
    ..Although mostly benign, these tumours can be associated with considerable morbidity. We investigated a panel of immunohistochemical preparations to identify potential therapeutic targets and surrogate markers of clinical outcome...
  29. doi Pituitary apoplexy: re-evaluation of risk factors for bleeding into pituitary adenomas and impact on outcome
    Diane L Möller-Goede
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:37-43. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi IGF-I and GH stimulate Phex mRNA expression in lungs and bones and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3) production in hypophysectomized rats
    Evangelos Zoidis
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:97-105. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi Decrease in sE-selectin after pituitary surgery in patients with acromegaly
    Christoph Schmid
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Chem 50:650-2. 2004
  32. ncbi Serum cystatin C is sensitive to small changes in thyroid function
    Peter Wiesli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Chim Acta 338:87-90. 2003
    ..Serum cystatin C (CysC) is a novel marker for kidney function. The impact of mild thyroid dysfunction on CysC has never been investigated...
  33. doi Distress and alexithymia in lung recipients - psychosocial strains and associations with chronic allograft dysfunction
    Lutz Goetzmann
    Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:382-7. 2010
    ..In this study distress and alexithymia and their associations with physical parameters were investigated in lung recipients...
  34. doi Lung function, sociodemographic characteristics, and psychological reaction to transplant associated with chronic stress among lung recipients
    Lutz Goetzmann
    Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Haldenbachstrasse 18, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anxiety Stress Coping 23:213-33. 2010
    ..These results underscore the importance of transplant-related worries, regardless of the patient's current state of health...
  35. ncbi Pancreatic endocrine tumors are a rare manifestation of the neurofibromatosis type 1 phenotype: molecular analysis of a malignant insulinoma in a NF-1 patient
    Aurel Perren
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Surgical Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:1047-51. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the NF1 gene must be considered as a candidate tumor suppressor gene for sporadic insulinomas and probably other pancreatic endocrine tumors...
  36. doi Psychological processing of transplantation in lung recipients: a quantitative study of organ integration and the relationship to the donor
    Lutz Goetzmann
    Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Health Psychol 14:667-80. 2009
    ..Lung recipients undergo a complex psychological process, including organ integration and processing of attitudes towards the organ donor...
  37. doi Impact of ultra-low-field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging on extent of resection and frequency of tumor recurrence in 104 surgically treated nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas
    Martin Hlavica
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    World Neurosurg 79:99-109. 2013
    ..To analyze the impact of intraoperative ultra-low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on the extent of tumor resection in nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs)...
  38. ncbi A novel succinate dehydrogenase subunit B gene mutation, H132P, causes familial malignant sympathetic extraadrenal paragangliomas
    Margarete Maier-Woelfle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:362-7. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi Pretransplantation bone disease in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension
    Oliver Tschopp
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, and Lung Transplant Program C HOER 19, University Hospital, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chest 129:1002-8. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi Increased prevalence of high Body Mass Index in patients presenting with pituitary tumours: severe obesity in patients with macroprolactinoma
    Christoph Schmid
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:254-8. 2006
    ..Having seen patients with both prolactinoma and obesity and more recent literature on brain dopamine, dopamine 2 receptors and obesity, we re-evaluated the potential relationship between prolactinoma and obesity...
  41. ncbi Micturition Syncope due to paraprostatic pheochromocytoma
    Christian Padevit
    Department of Urology, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Urol Int 74:276-7. 2005
    ..Paraprostatic pheochromocytoma is a very rare localization of extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma. The clinical and anatomical features of a 41-year-old man are described...
  42. pmc Vanishing polyuria and respiratory failure
    Fabio Ruggieri
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ Case Rep 2010:. 2010
    ..A large parathyroid adenoma was then removed. When last seen, 11 months after surgery, the patient no longer required oxygen, and total lung capacity had returned to normal...
  43. doi Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer: a model of ischemic subcutaneous arteriolosclerosis
    Jürg Hafner
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 146:961-8. 2010
    ..To better define the diagnosis and treatment of Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer (HYTILU) and to compare Martorell HYTILU with calciphylaxis (calcific uremic arteriolopathy) and nonuremic forms of calciphylaxis...
  44. doi Portal vein thrombus and liver failure in a patient with pheochromocytoma crisis
    Andreas E Brauchlin
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Emerg Med 27:630.e3-5. 2009
    ..Thereafter, antihypertensive treatment could be stopped. We present this exceptional case of adrenal crisis and discuss the mechanisms leading to liver failure in general and portal vein thrombosis in particular...
  45. pmc Bone mineral density and secondary hyperparathyroidism in pulmonary hypertension
    Silvia Ulrich
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Open Respir Med J 3:53-60. 2009
    ..Low bone mineral density (BMD) is common in chronic lung diseases and associated with reduced quality of life. Little is known about BMD in pulmonary hypertension (PH)...
  46. ncbi Impact of thyroid dysfunction on serum cystatin C
    Manuel Fricker
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Kidney Int 63:1944-7. 2003
    ..This study was performed to evaluate whether changes in CysC and creatinine are parallel during the treatment of hypo- and hyperthyroidism, respectively...
  47. ncbi The influences of hyperprolactinaemia and obesity on cardiovascular risk markers: effects of cabergoline therapy
    Christoph Schmid
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:827-8. 2006
  48. pmc Identification of CIITA regulated genetic module dedicated for antigen presentation
    Michal Krawczyk
    University of Geneva Medical School, CMU, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000058. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi Falsely positive dexamethasone suppression test in a patient treated with phenytoin to prevent seizures due to nocardia brain abscesses
    Johann Debrunner
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:267. 2002
  50. ncbi Osteoporosis before lung transplantation: association with low body mass index, but not with underlying disease
    Oliver Tschopp
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Transplant 2:167-72. 2002
    ..In view of additional bone loss under immunosuppressive treatment after lung transplantation, early diagnosis and prevention of osteoporosis in the pretransplant period should receive high priority...