The new frontier of bone formation: a breakthrough in postmenopausal osteoporosis?

@article{Ruiz2009TheNF,
  title={The new frontier of bone formation: a breakthrough in postmenopausal osteoporosis?},
  author={Cristina Ruiz and Nieves Abril and Juan Jos{\'e} Tar{\'i}n and M-{\'A} Garc{\'i}a-P{\'e}rez and Ampaeli Cano},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={286-300}
}
OBJECTIVE Osteoporosis is a chronic disease that accelerates after menopause in many women. Most of the pharmacologic attempts to control the disease, such as hormone therapy, have emphasized the constraint of bone resorption. Since recent years have witnessed important advances in the field of bone formation, this review aims to update the present knowledge on the mechanisms affecting osteoblastogenesis and on the therapeutic results achieved by recently approved drugs. METHOD We sought peer… CONTINUE READING