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Perception of severe osteoporosis amongst medical doctors in South Korea: Awareness, impact, and treatment

Kim JH, Park YS, Oh KJ, Lee SY, Lee SY, Lee SK, Chung YS

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):45-52.
OBJECTIVES: Little is currently known about the issues surrounding management and treatment of severe osteoporosis in South Korea. Our objective was to assess doctors' views on the perception, diagnosis, and...
Bone turnover increases during supervised treadmill walking in Thai postmenopausal women

Siwapituk , Kitisomprayoonkul W

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):41-44.
INTRODUCTION: Treadmill walking is a cheap and attainable form of exercise, which carries a low injury risk and confers other health benefit. The aim of this study is to investigate...
Occurrence of vertebral fracture more closely associated with decreased anteroposterior than lateral lumbar bone mineral density

Tsuchie H, Miyakoshi , Kasukawa Y, Nishi T, Abe H, Segawa T, Shimada Y

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):38-40.
OBJECTIVES: While it has been pointed out that an anteroposterior (AP) view of the lumbar spine may lead to overestimation of the bone mineral density (BMD), a lateral view is...
Combined treatment with minodronate and vitamin C increases bone mineral density and strength in vitamin C-deficient rats

Segawa T, Miyakoshi , Kasukawa Y, Aonuma H, Tsuchie H, Shimada Y

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):30-37.
OBJECTIVES: Reduced bone quality caused by vitamin C deficiency in older persons may lead to incidental fragility fractures during bisphosphonate treatment, although bisphosphonate increases bone mineral density (BMD). This study...
Femoral bone structure in Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty rats

Minematsu , Hanaoka T, Takada Y, Okuda S, Imagita H, Sakata S

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):25-29.
OBJECTIVES: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) increases fracture risk despite normal to high levels of bone mineral density. Bone quality is known to affect bone fragility in T2DM. The aim...
Type 2 diabetes mellitus and bone fragility: Special focus on bone imaging

Choi YJ, Chung YS

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):20-24.
Fragility fracture rate is increased in type 2 diabetes patients despite of higher bone mineral density than non-diabetes control subjects. Vertebral fractures are usually asymptomatic; therefore, morphometric radiologic evaluation should...
Medical treatment of severe osteoporosis including new concept of advanced severe osteoporosis

Choi HS, Park SY, Kim YM, Kim SH, Kim KM, Chung YS

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):13-19.
Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disease characterized by decreased bone strength, leading to an increased risk of fracture. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines osteoporosis as a bone mineral density...
A summary of the Malaysian Clinical Guidance on the management of postmenopausal and male osteoporosis, 2015

Yeap SS, Hew FL, Damodaran , Chee W, Lee JK, Goh EM, Mumtaz M, Lim HH, Chan SP

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2016 Mar;2(1):1-12.
AIM: This Clinical Guidance is aimed to help practitioners assess, diagnose and manage their patients with osteoporosis (OP), using the best available evidence. METHODS: A literature search using PubMed (MEDLINE) and...

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