Posts Tagged ‘osteoporosis’

Romosozumab Treatment in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis

Posted by • October 19th, 2016

You are seeing one of your patients, a vivacious and active 60-year-old woman who works full time. She underwent bone densitometry testing, and the results show a T score of -2.7 at the femoral neck. Further, a short sentence on the report confirms a diagnosis of osteoporosis. Knowing that osteoporosis can lead to both vertebral… Read More…

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Posted by • January 22nd, 2016

Osteoporosis results in 1.5 million fractures per year in the United States, with the vast majority occurring in postmenopausal women. Treatment is generally recommended in postmenopausal women who have a bone mineral density T score of −2.5 or less, a history of spine or hip fracture, or a Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) score indicating… Read More…