Postmenopausal bone remodelling and hormone replacement.

  title={Postmenopausal bone remodelling and hormone replacement.},
  author={Nina Hannover Bjarnason and Christian Hassager and Claus Christiansen},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  volume={1 1},
Osteoporosis is a serious, frequently occurring disease. Sensitive, specific and precise biochemical measures of bone remodelling, thus, are important tools in the evaluation of bone loss, fracture risk and treatment response. Bone turnover is predictive of the subsequent rate of loss. A high bone turnover documented by increased levels of biochemical markers predicts an increased rate of loss in bone mass. Additionally, as a high bone turnover leads to an increase in the extent of bone… CONTINUE READING


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