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Cleve Clin J Med. 2005 Nov;72(11):1033-9.

What is a 'failure' of bisphosphonate therapy for osteoporosis?

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  • 1Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA. careyj@ccf.org

Abstract

Assessing the effectiveness of bisphosphonate therapy is problematic. Bone mineral density and markers of bone turnover are often used, but the true measure is prevention of new fractures.

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