Prevention of corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis with salmon calcitonin in sarcoid patients

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of salmon calcitonin (sCT) in preventing corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis. Three groups of patients with sarcoidosis requiring long-term steroid therapy were followed for 2 years with yearly evaluations of vertebral cancellous mineral content (VCMC) by quantitative computed tomography. The first group… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02565124

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