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Trends in post osteoporotic hip fracture care from 2010 to 2014 in a private hospital in Malaysia

Yeap SS, Nur Fazirah MFR, Nur Aisyah C, Sham SY, Samsudin I, Thambiah S, Hew FL, Lim BP, Siow YS, Chan SP

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):112-116.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.05.001
OBJECTIVE: Following an osteoporotic fracture, pharmacological treatment is recommended to increase bone mineral density and prevent future fractures. However, the rate of starting treatment after an osteoporotic hip fracture remains...
Compliance and discontinuation of denosumab treatment in postmenopausal Japanese women with primary osteoporosis or rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis

Suzuki T, Nakamura Y, Kamimura M, Ikegami S, Uchiyama S, Kato H

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):108-111.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.03.003
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine the discontinuation and occurrence of fracture during denosumab treatment in Japanese women with primary osteoporosis or rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with osteoporosis. METHODS:...
Association between bone mass as assessed by quantitative ultrasound and physical function in elderly women: The Fujiwara-kyo study

Minematsu , Hazaki K, Harano A, Okamoto N

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):104-107.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.03.002
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to investigate differences in physical function by bone mass category as assessed by speed of sound, and the association between bone mass and physical function in...
The correlation between bone mineral density/trabecular bone score and body mass index, height, and weight

Kim YS, Han JJ, Lee J, Choi HS, Kim JH, Lee T

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):98-103.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.02.001
OBJECTIVES: This study investigated the correlation between bone mineral density (BMD)/trabecular bone score (TBS) and body mass index (BMI), height and weight in Korean adults. METHODS: We enrolled 2555 female participants...
The Vietnam Osteoporosis Study: Rationale and design

Ho-Pham LT, Nguyen TV

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):90-97.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.06.001
OBJECTIVES: Osteoporosis and fracture impose a significant health care burden on the contemporary populations in developing countries. The Vietnam Osteoporosis Study (VOS) sought to assess the burden of osteoporosis and...
Surgical techniques and clinical evidence of vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for osteoporotic vertebral fractures

Lee JH, Lee JH, Jin Y

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):82-89.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.06.002
Osteoporotic vertebral fracture is a disease condition with high morbidity and mortality, whose prevalence rises with mean increase in the life span. Conventional treatments for an osteoporotic vertebral fracture include...
Serotonin reuptake inhibitors and bone health: A review of clinical studies and plausible mechanisms

Wadhwa R, Kumar M, Talegaonkar S, Vohora D

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):75-81.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.05.002
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are currently the treatment of choice in depression and constitute major portion of prescription in depressive patients. The role of serotonin receptors in bone is...
Antiresorptive agent-related osteonecrosis of the jaw in osteoporosis patients from Asian countries

Taguchi A, Shiraki M, Morrison A, Khan AA

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):64-74.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.03.001
Bisphosphonate (BP)-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) was first reported in oncology patients in 2003 and subsequently in osteoporosis patients in 2004. Since oral surgical procedures, such as tooth extraction,...
Expert opinion about osteonecrosis of the jaw

Lee JK

  • Osteoporos Sarcopenia.
  • 2017 Jun;3(2):63-63.
  • doi: 10.1016/j.afos.2017.04.001
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