The Roles of Bone Mineral Density, Bone Turnover, and Other Properties in Reducing Fracture Risk During Antiresorptive Therapy
- Bone-Loss Epidemic Ahead? Coles, Clifton // Futurist;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p11
Highlights the potential epidemic of fractures and osteoporosis in the U.S. in 2020. Ways to develop stronger bones; Physiological effects of osteoporosis; Tips on minimizing the risk of falls and fractures.
- Critical review of ï¿½temporary brittle bone diseaseï¿½. Andelson, Kenneth L. // Pediatric Radiology;Oct2005, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p1036
Provides information on temporary brittle bone disease (TBBD). Medical conditions in infancy predisposing to fracture or mimicking abuse; Principal theory that copper deficiency is the cause of TBBD; Features of patients with TBBD; Temporary defect in mineralization.
- Among Older Adults, Men and Women Have Similar Refracture Risk. // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Apr2007, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p95
The article reports on a bone fracture study for people age 60 and older. After a low trauma break, both men and women share similar risks for additional fractures. Osteoporosis education is important for both sexes since treatment can substantially lower the frequency of subsequent injuries.
- Bone microdamage. Chapurlat, R. D. // Osteoporosis International;Jun2009, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p1033
The article discusses the context of bone microdamage. It mentions that microcracks and microdamage is more associated with new remodeling sites in canines and asserts that in rats cyclic loading causes intracortical remodeling. It relates that despite being known to repair fatigue microdamage,...
- Managing bone loss. Wehren, Lois S.; Siris, Ethel S. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Jul2003, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p42
Focuses on the incidence of osteoporosis and fracture risk in postmenopausal women in the U.S. Screening instruments that can help determine which patients to refer for bone mineral density testing; Risk factors for fracture; List of drugs approved for managing osteoporosis. INSET: Key points.
- Folic Acid and Bones. SerVaas, Cory // Medical Update;2004, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p2
Examines the link between the amino acid homocysteine and osteoporosis. Findings of a study on the link between homocysteine and an increased bone fractures in elderly people; Comparison of the likelihood of fracture in subjects with the highest homocysteine levels and subjects with lower serum...
- Osteoporotische WirbelkÃ¶rperfrakturen der thorakolumbalen WirbelsÃ¤ule. Josten, C.; Schmidt, C.; Spiegl, U. // Der Chirurg;Oct2012, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p866
In cases of severe osteoporosis vertebral body fractures of the thoracolumbar spine can occur without any relevant trauma. Initially, a standardized diagnostic algorithm is recommended to detect acute vertebral body fractures and to be able to interpret the individual fracture stability. Aim of...
- Identification of a New Clinical-Diagnostic Threshold for the Therapeutic Prevention of Vertebral Fractures: The Vertebral Pre-Fracture. Ceccarelli, Marco; Giuntini, Claudio; Davini, Claudia; Letari, Nardo; Melchiorre, Daniela // Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery;2007, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p8
Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of intervention at a praecox stage of vertebral fracture, using a sensitive diagnostic method (using the sensitive MorphoXpressr) software) and therapeutic treatment (risedronate). Materials and Methods: 96 patients of postmenopausal age with lumbar pain...
- The Clinical Characteristics of Lower Lumbar Osteoporotic Compression Fractures Treated by Percutaneous Vertebroplasty : A Comparative Analysis of 120 Cases. Seok Han; Heung-Sik Park; Yong-Hun Pee; Seong-Hoon Oh; Il-Tae Jang // Korean Journal of Spine;Dec2013, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p221
Objective: The purpose of this study is to provide accurate understanding of clinical presentations and surgical outcomes as well as to identify the unique characteristics of lower lumbar osteoporotic compression fracture (OCF). Methods: Clinical data were collected from 120 patients who had L3,...