Effects of lα-Hydroxylated Vitamin-D Metabolites on Intestinal Radio-Calcium Absorption and Urinary Calcium Excretion in Short- and Long-Term Treatments of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Synthetic lα-hydroxylated vitamin D metabolites, lα-OHD3 and 1, 25(OH)2D3, have been successfully used in the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Dramatic results have been maintained in terms of increases in intestinal radiocalcium absorption in short- as well as in long-term treatment procedures in terms of increases in bone mineral content and decreases in the occurrence of vertebral fractures.
KeywordsVertebral Fracture Bone Mineral Content Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Urinary Calcium Excretion Postmenopausal Osteoporotic Woman
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