Questions discussed in this category

After replacing Vitamin D, what will be your first treatment of choice? Labs including ALP and calcium levels are normal. T scores are -3 or above. Th...

A male patient in his 30s with two lumbar compression fractures (non-traumatic) and a Z-score of -2.6 in the spine, Z-score -0.5 in hips. History of 3...

Are oral bisphosphonates contraindicated with all types of bariatric procedures?

What level or additional signs/symptoms trigger a workup? What does your workup typically consist of?

Does it depend on location of radiation, length of radiation, and time since radiation?

Tibial plateau insufficiency fxs are not discussed in the guidelines for dx or treatment.

Would you consider omitting treatment if small tumor and early stage? Or would you use tamoxifen?

If you avoid parathyroid hormone-related protein analog drugs in patients with prior external beam radiation, what data is this based on?

Would you consider keeping the patient on denosumab or would switch to an anabolic agent?

Does denosumab effect knee replacement or hip replacement? Should replacement occur right before or after injection? 

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Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 2017 Aug

JAMA, 2006-12-27

Lancet (London, England), 2015-09-19

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J Clin Densitom, 2020 Dec 13

J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 2020 May 01

The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, 2017-07

The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, 2019 Aug 22

The New England journal of medicine, 2018 Oct 01

Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 2018-05

Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 2019-07

Calcified tissue international, 2022 Oct 26