Bone mineral density loss in postmenopausal onset rheumatoid arthritis is not greater than premenopausal onset disease

@inproceedings{Heidari2014BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density loss in postmenopausal onset rheumatoid arthritis is not greater than premenopausal onset disease},
  author={Behzad Heidari and Parham Heidari},
  booktitle={Caspian journal of internal medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Postmenopausal onset rheumatoid arthritis (post-RA) is expected to have greater bone mineral density (BMD) loss than premenopauasal onset (pre-RA) due to estrogen deficiency and aging. This study aimed to compare the BMD status of the two RA groups with age-matched non-RA controls. METHODS The patients with RA on follow-up examination were… CONTINUE READING