Treatment of post-menopausal osteoporosis: beyond bisphosphonates.

  title={Treatment of post-menopausal osteoporosis: beyond bisphosphonates.},
  author={S Ishtiaq and Ignac Fogelman and Geeta N Hampson},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  volume={38 1},
Osteoporosis is a highly prevalent condition, characterized by compromised bone strength and fragility fractures and with an important associated socio-economic burden. Bisphosphonates are well established as the first line treatment for osteoporosis. However, while randomized control trials have in general demonstrated reasonable anti-fracture efficacy at the spine, they have shown moderate reduction in fracture incidence for non-vertebral sites. Furthermore, oral bisphosphonates are commonly… CONTINUE READING
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