Efficacy of teriparatide in increasing bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis--an Indian experience.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Osteoporosis is emerging as a leading cause of substantial morbidity in India, particularly in postmenopausal women. Teriparatide (recombinant human parathyroid hormone [1-34]) increases bone formation and improves bone microarchitecture, thereby reducing the risk of fractures. This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of… (More)

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@article{Sethi2008EfficacyOT, title={Efficacy of teriparatide in increasing bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis--an Indian experience.}, author={Bipin Kumar Sethi and Manoj Chadha and K. D. Modi and K Kumar and R. Mehrotra and Usha Sriram}, journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India}, year={2008}, volume={56}, pages={418-24} }