Long-term hormone replacement therapy preserves bone mineral density in Turner syndrome.

  title={Long-term hormone replacement therapy preserves bone mineral density in Turner syndrome.},
  author={Line Hartvig Cleemann and Britta Eilersen Hjerrild and Anna Lis Lauridsen and Lene Heickendorff and Jens Sandahl Christiansen and Leif Mosekilde and Claus H\ojbjerg Gravholt},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  volume={161 2},
CONTEXT Reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and increased risk of fractures are present in many women with Turner syndrome (TS). OBJECTIVE Examine longitudinal changes in BMD in TS and relate changes to biochemical parameters. DESIGN Prospective, pragmatic, and observational study. Examinations at baseline and follow-up (5.9+/-0.7 years). SETTING Tertiary hospital. PARTICIPANTS Fifty-four women with TS (43.0+/-9.95 years). Interventions Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and calcium and… CONTINUE READING

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