Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0005p407 | Osteoporosis: treatment | ECTS2016

Impact of 3-year vitamin D and calcium supplementation on mineral and organic matrix formation of trabecular bone in postmenopausal osteoporosis

Paschalis E P , Gamsjaeger S , Hassler N , Fahrleitner-Pammer A , Dobnig H , Stepan J J , Eriksen E F , Klaushofer K

Clinical trials involving drug therapies for postmenopausal osteoporosis typically compare effects of the active drug combined with vitamin D (vit D) and calcium (Ca) vs vit D and Ca supplementation on its own. Bone strength is estimated based on the amount of bone, frequently expressed as bone mineral density determined by dual X-ray absorptiometry, and quality of bone, hardly measured in clinical practice.The purpose of the present study was to compare...