Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Osteoporosis in relation to menopause
Authors: Choo, W.L.
Loh, F.H. 
Ng, S.C. 
Keywords: Hormone replacement
Issue Date: Jan-2002
Citation: Choo, W.L., Loh, F.H., Ng, S.C. (2002-01). Osteoporosis in relation to menopause. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore 31 (1) : 30-36. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: With an ageing population in Singapore, it is anticipated that postmenopausal osteoporosis and related fractures will be an increasingly important health issue in the coming decades. Oestrogen replacement therapy has a long history of use to treat postmenopausal problems including osteoporosis. The availability of other potent agents such as bisphosphonates, calcitonin and selective oestrogen receptor modulators has enriched the therapeutic options. This article reviews the evidence for the choice of appropriate agents, and strategies to prevent and treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Source Title: Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore
ISSN: 03044602
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Page view(s)

checked on Nov 8, 2019

Google ScholarTM


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.