TITLE

Denosumab for osteoporosis

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;10/29/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p160
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports a study which tests the effects of the antibody denosumab on osteoporosis in which 40%-60% decrease in the fractures of the hip and vertebral areas were observed and no incidence of osteonecrosis has been seen.
ACCESSION #
44960627

 

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