Zi-Ming Zhang

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BACKGROUND Osteoporosis (OP) and osteoarthritis (OA) are public health diseases affecting the quality of life of the elderly, and bring about a heavy burden to the society and family of patients. It has been debated whether or not there is an inverse relationship between these two disorders. METHODS To compare the exact difference in bone tissue structure(More)
Neuropeptides may play an important role in the healing process of osteoporotic fractures. The objective of this study was to determine the role of substance P during osteoporotic fracture healing. One hundred ninety-two mice were randomized into ovariectomy (OVX) and control (CON) group (n=96, respectively). Femoral shaft fracture was created 3 weeks after(More)
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