ASBMR 2018

Bone Mineral Density Improved With Intravenous Ibandronate in Osteoporosis

Bone Mineral Density Improved With Intravenous Ibandronate in Osteoporosis

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Investigators assessed the effectiveness of intravenous ibandronate on bone mineral density in patients with osteoporosis who did not respond to oral bisphosphonates.

Drug Holidays May Reduce Risk for Atypical Femur Fracture

Drug Holidays May Reduce Risk for Atypical Femur Fracture

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Bisphosphonate holidays of 3 to 5 years have been recommended as a means of achieving the antifracture benefit of the medication.

Effects of Vitamin D3 Treatment on Bone Strength in Postmenopausal Women

Effects of Vitamin D3 Treatment on Bone Strength in Postmenopausal Women

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Investigators sought to determine the effects of vitamin D3 supplementation in postmenopausal women with low serum 25(OH)D and high parathyroid hormone levels.

Early Life Exposures Affect Bone Density in Young Adulthood

Early Life Exposures Affect Bone Density in Young Adulthood

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Early life exposures, such as maternal smoking and breastfeeding, may have effects on bone mineral density in young adulthood.

Bone Mineral Density Changes After Anastrozole in Postmenopausal Women

Bone Mineral Density Changes After Anastrozole in Postmenopausal Women

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In postmenopausal women who were randomly assigned anastrozole, bone mineral density showed significant improvement at the lumbar spine.

No Regional Differences of Stress Distribution in Distal Femur in Advanced Osteoarthritis

No Regional Differences of Stress Distribution in Distal Femur in Advanced Osteoarthritis

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Investigators analyzed regional differences in stress distribution on the distal femur in advanced osteoarthritis.

Glucocorticoids Linked to Significant Bone Deficit in Pediatric Crohn Disease

Glucocorticoids Linked to Significant Bone Deficit in Pediatric Crohn Disease

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Glucocorticoid therapy was linked to significant bone deficits across multiple axial sites, regardless of disease activity.

MicroRNAs Linked to Increased Cortical Bone Porosity in Postmenopausal Women With History of Fracture

MicroRNAs Linked to Increased Cortical Bone Porosity in Postmenopausal Women With History of Fracture

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Findings suggest potential pathomechanistic links between miRNAs and cortical porosity. .

Effects of Concurrent Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis on Bone Quality in Postmenopausal Women

Effects of Concurrent Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis on Bone Quality in Postmenopausal Women

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Researchers sought to determine the differences in muscle and bone quality in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, or both.

Consensus-Based Recommendations Released to Improve Osteoporosis Diagnosis, Treatment

Consensus-Based Recommendations Released to Improve Osteoporosis Diagnosis, Treatment

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The ASBMR Secondary Fracture Prevention Initiative Coalition outlined recommendations to improve efforts to increase diagnosis and treatment of individuals who are at high risk for osteoporosis.

Risk for Subsequent Osteoporotic Fracture Elevated in Men vs Women

Risk for Subsequent Osteoporotic Fracture Elevated in Men vs Women

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The risk for subsequent osteoporotic fracture was elevated for both sexes over a 25-year follow-up period.

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