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Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2011 Nov;123(21-22):633-44. doi: 10.1007/s00508-011-0042-8. Epub 2011 Aug 25.

[Prophylaxis and therapy of the glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis - a review of recent guidelines].

[Article in German]

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  • 1Landeskrankenhaus Weinviertel Stockerau, II. Medizinische Abteilung, Niederösterreichisches Zentrum für Rheumatologie, Karl Landsteiner Institut für klinische Rheumatologie, Stockerau, Austria. b.rintelen@gmx.at

Abstract

Several international guidelines for treatment and prophylaxis of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIO) have been published. Consistent with the development of new therapeutic agents, a different approach to treatment can be recognized depending on the year of publication. Also, new insights for the postmenopausal osteoporosis leave their marks on recent guidelines. The working committee on Osteology of the Austrian Society for Rheumatology and Rehabilitation (ÖGR) sifted through actual guidelines and recent literature on the topic to develop recommendations for the prophylaxis and treatment of the GIO.

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