Factors associated with bisphosphonate treatment failure in postmenopausal women with primary osteoporosis

@article{Cairoli2014FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with bisphosphonate treatment failure in postmenopausal women with primary osteoporosis},
  author={Elisa Cairoli and Cristina Eller-Vainicher and Fabio Massimo Ulivieri and Volha V. Zhukouskaya and Serena Palmieri and Valentina Morelli and Paolo Beck-Peccoz and Iacopo Chiodini},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={1401-1410}
}
Among 97 postmenopausal women with primary osteoporosis, adequate calcium and vitamin D supplementation, and good compliance to a 36-month bisphosphonate treatment, the 25.8 % of patients are inadequate responders. Current smoking and a bone turnover in the upper part of the normal range increase the risk of treatment failure. To evaluate the prevalence of the bisphosphonate treatment failure and its possible associated factors in women with primary osteoporosis (PO). We studied 97 previously… CONTINUE READING
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