[The osteoprotective effect of ovarian hormones].

  • R D Hesch
  • Published 1992 in Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift


Osteoporosis is regarded as a disease of the systems controlling bone evolution. Estrogen modulates such a control system; without estrogen 50% of bone is not formed to the peak bone mass or may be lost lateron. Substitution with estrogen can be interpreted as a natural right of the women in our society. Estrogen modulates by dynamic hormonal system the… (More)


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