Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Aminobisphosphonate

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_183

Definition

A class of drugs that block bone resorbing cells (osteoclasts) and prevent bone loss.

 Cancer Pain Management, Orthopedic Surgery

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