Parathyroid Hormone and Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein Analogs as Therapies for Osteoporosis

Osteoporotic fractures result in significant morbidity and mortality. Anabolic agents reverse the negative skeletal balance that characterizes osteoporosis by stimulating osteoblast-dependent bone formation to a greater degree than osteoclast-dependent bone resorption. Parathyroid hormone (PTH) and...

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Published in:Current Osteoporosis Reports, Vol. 11, No. 4 (2013), p. 400-406
Main Author: Augustine, Marilyn
Other Involved Persons: Horwitz, J.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1544-2241
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s11914-013-0171-2
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