hrp0095p1-19 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2022

Bone mass and biomarkers in young women 3 years after intensive nutrition therapy for severe anorexia nervosa

Svedlund Anna , Pettersson Cecilia , Tubic Bojan , Ellegård Lars , Elfvin Anders , Magnusson Per

Purpose: Anorexia nervosa (AN) increases the risk of impaired bone health, low areal bone mineral density (aBMD), and subsequent fractures. This study investigated the long-term effects on bone and biomarkers in young women with AN.Methods: Twenty-five Swedish female AN patients, median age 21.0 years (16.1 to 24.3 years), median BMI 15.4 kg/m2, were included, 22 patients completed a high-energy in-patient treatment for ...