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Pathophysiological Aspects in the Treatment of Post-Menopausal Osteoporosis

  • Angelo Caniggia
  • Ranuccio Nuti
  • Fausto Loré
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 184)

Abstract

This is the most characteristic clinical finding in post-menopausal osteoporosis (p.m.o.p.): dorsal kyphosis with shortening of the trunk and diminution of the height accounted for by the anterior vertebral crushes.

Keywords

Bone Mineral Density Bone Mineral Content Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Urinary Calcium Plasma Calcium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelo Caniggia
    • 1
  • Ranuccio Nuti
    • 1
  • Fausto Loré
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Clinical MedicineUniversity of SienaItaly

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