Intermittent parathyroid hormone administration stimulates bone formation in the mandibles of aged ovariectomized rats.

@article{Miller1997IntermittentPH,
  title={Intermittent parathyroid hormone administration stimulates bone formation in the mandibles of aged ovariectomized rats.},
  author={Scott C. Miller and Jim Hunziker and M Mecham and Thomas J. Wronski},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={1997},
  volume={76 8},
  pages={1471-6}
}
Intermittent administration of parathyroid hormone (PTH) is known to stimulate bone formation in many skeletal sites and is being investigated as a possible therapeutic agent for the treatment of osteopenic conditions, including post-menopausal osteoporosis. The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of PTH to stimulate bone formation in the mandibles of aged ovariectomized (Ovx) rats, and the results are compared with a site in the appendicular skeleton (humerus). The Ovx rat is a… CONTINUE READING

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