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Evaluation, treatment, and prevention of vitamin D deficiency: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline.
Considering that vitamin D deficiency is very common in all age groups and that few foods contain vitamin D, the Task Force recommended supplementation at suggested daily intake and tolerable upper limit levels, depending on age and clinical circumstances. Expand
Opportunistic Screening for Osteoporosis Using Abdominal Computed Tomography Scans Obtained for Other Indications
Abdominal CT images obtained for other reasons that include the lumbar spine can be used to identify patients with osteoporosis or normal BMD without additional radiation exposure or cost. Expand
Romosozumab Treatment in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis.
In postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, romosozumab was associated with a lower risk of vertebral fracture than placebo at 12 months and, after the transition to denosumab, at 24 months. Expand
International Society for Clinical Densitometry 2007 Adult and Pediatric Official Positions.
This is a review of the methodology of the PDCs and selected ISCD Official Positions. Expand
Official Positions of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry and executive summary of the 2007 ISCD Position Development Conference.
This report describes the methodology and the results of the Lansdowne, Virginia, USA 2007 PDC, and a summary of all ISCD Official Positions, including the ones recently adopted by this PDC and the 2007 Pediatric PDC held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Expand
Trabecular Bone Score: A Noninvasive Analytical Method Based Upon the DXA Image
The trabecular bone score (TBS) is a gray‐level textural metric that can be extracted from the two‐dimensional lumbar spine dual‐energy X‐ray absorptiometry (DXA) image. TBS is related to boneExpand
Guidelines for preventing and treating vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency revisited.
Boston University School of Medicine (M.H.F.H.), Boston, Massachusetts 02118-2526; Osteoporosis Research Program (N.C.G.), Childrens Hospital, Boston,achusetts 02115; Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism (D.A.M.W.), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907. Expand
Interpretation and use of FRAX in clinical practice
The wish list of clinicians for the modulation of FRAX is large, but in many instances, these wishes cannot presently be fulfilled; however, an explanation and understanding of the reasons may be helpful in translating the information provided by FRAx into clinical practice. Expand
Vertebral Fracture Assessment: the 2007 ISCD Official Positions.
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry considered the following issues at the 2007 Position Development Conference: What are appropriate indications for Vertebral Fracture Assessment; what is the most appropriate method of vertebral fracture detection with VFA; and what are the reporting obligations for those interpreting VFA images. Expand
Prevalence of Vitamin D Inadequacy among Postmenopausal North American Women Receiving Osteoporosis Therapy
Prevalence of suboptimal 25(OH)D was significantly higher in subjects who took less than 400 vs. 400 IU/d or more vitamin D, and there was a significant negative correlation between serum PTH concentrations and 25( OH)D. Expand