Treatment of established osteoporosis with 1α (OH) vitamin D3 and low dose intermittent elcatonin (eel calcitonin derivative)


In addition to estrogen widely used all over the world for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, calcitonin and vitamin D derivatives are commonly employed to treat established osteoporosis at higher age in Japan. In order to critically assess the usefulness of vitamin D derivatives and calcitonin alone or in combination on the advancement of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02383460


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