Prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis with pharmacological therapy: practice and possibilities.

@article{Reginster2004PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis with pharmacological therapy: practice and possibilities.},
  author={Jean-Yves Reginster},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={255 6},
  pages={615-28}
}
Postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) is a common disease that will become more prevalent in the future, with costly implications for public health. Prevention of the disease and its consequences, namely fractures, is therefore, important for both the individual and society. This review discusses: the goals of PMO prevention; the identification of women at risk, including the use of bone mineral density and bone turnover markers; the relevance in the prevention setting of various current guidelines… CONTINUE READING