POSTMENOPAUSAL OSTEOPOROSIS- AN UPDATED REVIEWAbstract
Osteoporosis is a major growing public health problem with impact that crosses medical, social, and economic lines. Osteoporosis in older women is the 2nd most cause of death in America thus it is one of the essential area to be understand in medical science and need to update time to time. The objective of the present review is to update all aspect of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, including current etiology, diagnostic methods, calculator of osteoporotic risk fators (FRAX), laboratory evaluation methods and biomarkers, drug therapy & newly approved drugs along with those under clinical trial.
A. Suhas*, T. Satyavaishnavi, T. Sana, K. Zansi, K. Sushma and S. Aditya
Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Charlapally, Department of Pharmacology, Nalgonda-501008, Andhra Pradesh, India
27 September, 2011
13 November, 2011
17 January, 2012