Osteoporosis prevention with sex hormone replacement therapy.

@article{Rozenberg1994OsteoporosisPW,
  title={Osteoporosis prevention with sex hormone replacement therapy.},
  author={Serge Rozenberg and Jean Vandromme and Michael L Kroll and Ann Pastijn and Michel Degueldre},
  journal={International journal of fertility and menopausal studies},
  year={1994},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          262-71
        }
}
It was suggested as long ago as 1941 that there might be a connection between the menopause and osteoporosis. Since then, abundant data have confirmed that hypothesis as well as showing that such osteoporosis may be prevented by estrogen supplementation (ERT--estrogen replacement therapy). In estrogen deficiency, increased bone resorption takes place in the process of bone remodeling, leading to bone loss. The bone loss occurs universally but to the greatest extent at sites rich in trabecular… CONTINUE READING

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