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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Guidelines

Management of osteoporosis and the prevention of fragility fractures

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the management of osteoporosis and prevention of fractures.

Added 4 years ago

Bone health in cancer patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

This new ESMO guideline covers areas that make bone health in cancer patients of increasing clinical importance. Besides describing incidence, epidemiology and clinical consequences of bone metastases...

Added 5 years ago

European guidance for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women

Guidance is provided in a European setting on the assessment and treatment of postmenopausal women at risk of fractures due to osteoporosis.

Added 7 years ago

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Journal articles

Low bone mineral density and fractures are highly prevalent in pediatric patients with spinal muscular atrophy regardless of disease severity.

Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) are at risk for poor bone health. The prevalence of fractures, low areal bone mineral density (aBMD; Z-score ≤−2.0) of the lateral distal femur and of osteoporosis by SMA subtype...

Added 23 days ago

Romosozumab or Alendronate for Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis.

Background: Romosozumab is a monoclonal antibody that binds to and inhibits sclerostin, increases bone formation, and decreases bone resorption.

Added 2 years ago

Effect of Testosterone Treatment on Volumetric Bone Density and Strength in Older Men With Low Testosterone: A Controlled Clinical Trial

As men age, they experience decreased serum testosterone concentrations, decreased bone mineral density, and increased risk of fracture.

Added 2 years ago

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