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ba0005p403 | Osteoporosis: treatment | ECTS2016

Biochemical monitoring of teriparatide efficacy in a real world setting

Pigott Thomas , Eastell Richard , Peel Nicola

Teriparatide is an anabolic agent given to reduce fracture risk in osteoporosis; it increases BMD and bone turnover. For monitoring treatment efficacy, serum PINP shows the greatest increase and low variability; it has been proposed as a marker of individual treatment response. We aimed to evaluate the utility of PINP to monitor teriparatide treatment in clinical practice.We performed a retrospective evaluation of 91 patients treated with teriparatide si...