B Abrahamsen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi [Osteoporosis in men--diagnosis and treatment]
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:901-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Effects of the natural and artificial menstrual cycle on the production of osteoprotegerin and the bone resorptive cytokines IL-1beta and IL-6
    B Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:18-23. 2003
  3. ncbi Circulating amounts of osteoprotegerin and RANK ligand: genetic influence and relationship with BMD assessed in female twins
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Bone 36:727-35. 2005
  4. ncbi Ten-year absolute risk of osteoporotic fractures according to BMD T score at menopause: the Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 21:796-800. 2006
  5. ncbi Technology evaluation: denosumab, Amgen
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Copenhagen University, RASK Osteoporosis Clinic, Department of Medicine, Roskilde County Hospital Koge, Denmark
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 7:604-10. 2005
  6. ncbi MTHFR c.677C>T polymorphism as an independent predictor of peak bone mass in Danish men--results from the Odense Androgen Study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Bone 38:215-9. 2006
  7. ncbi [Normal ranges and quality assurance for dual energy X-ray absorptiometry scanning]
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:878-82. 2005
  8. pmc Utility of testing for monoclonal bands in serum of patients with suspected osteoporosis: retrospective, cross sectional study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    BMJ 330:818. 2005
  9. ncbi Are effects of MTHFR (C677T) genotype on BMD confined to women with low folate and riboflavin intake? Analysis of food records from the Danish osteoporosis prevention study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Bone 36:577-83. 2005
  10. ncbi Standardization of BMD T-Scores in the first five years after the menopause: do femoral neck-equivalent and older normative range T-Scores improve diagnostic agreement?
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Dept of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Clin Densitom 6:87-95. 2003

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi [Osteoporosis in men--diagnosis and treatment]
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:901-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Effects of the natural and artificial menstrual cycle on the production of osteoprotegerin and the bone resorptive cytokines IL-1beta and IL-6
    B Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:18-23. 2003
    ..An increased cytokine secretory capacity of blood cells may be an epiphenomenon particular to the luteal phase but unrelated to bone metabolism...
  3. ncbi Circulating amounts of osteoprotegerin and RANK ligand: genetic influence and relationship with BMD assessed in female twins
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Bone 36:727-35. 2005
    ..BMD has been demonstrated to have a high heritability and there is evidence also that bone turnover and bone loss rates are controlled at least in part by genetic factors...
  4. ncbi Ten-year absolute risk of osteoporotic fractures according to BMD T score at menopause: the Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 21:796-800. 2006
    ..Under-reporting of fractures in registers and inclusion of HRT users are probable explanations for inappropriately low fracture risk estimates for younger women...
  5. ncbi Technology evaluation: denosumab, Amgen
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Copenhagen University, RASK Osteoporosis Clinic, Department of Medicine, Roskilde County Hospital Koge, Denmark
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 7:604-10. 2005
    ..The antibody is currently undergoing phase III clinical trials...
  6. ncbi MTHFR c.677C>T polymorphism as an independent predictor of peak bone mass in Danish men--results from the Odense Androgen Study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Bone 38:215-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, significant skeletal effects of this common polymorphism were present at the lumbar spine in men at the age of 25 years...
  7. ncbi [Normal ranges and quality assurance for dual energy X-ray absorptiometry scanning]
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:878-82. 2005
  8. pmc Utility of testing for monoclonal bands in serum of patients with suspected osteoporosis: retrospective, cross sectional study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    BMJ 330:818. 2005
    ..To determine whether measuring monoclonal bands (M component) in serum should be part of the investigation of patients referred to osteoporosis clinics...
  9. ncbi Are effects of MTHFR (C677T) genotype on BMD confined to women with low folate and riboflavin intake? Analysis of food records from the Danish osteoporosis prevention study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Bone 36:577-83. 2005
    ..Vitamin B supplementation would only be expected to benefit BMD in about 2% of the population, i.e., those with the TT genotype and low vitamin B intake...
  10. ncbi Standardization of BMD T-Scores in the first five years after the menopause: do femoral neck-equivalent and older normative range T-Scores improve diagnostic agreement?
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Dept of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Clin Densitom 6:87-95. 2003
    ..To overcome this problem, risk-based diagnostic cut-offs must therefore be calculated separately for each measurement site and fracture localization...
  11. ncbi A common methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (C677T) polymorphism is associated with low bone mineral density and increased fracture incidence after menopause: longitudinal data from the Danish osteoporosis prevention study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 18:723-9. 2003
    ..The MTHFR TT genotype is associated with low BMD and increased fracture incidence in early postmenopausal women...
  12. ncbi Cytokine RNA levels in transiliac bone biopsies from healthy early postmenopausal women
    B Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Bone 26:137-45. 2000
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that IL-1beta production within bone increases with declining estrogen levels, and that an increase in II-1ra protects against accelerated bone loss...
  13. ncbi Evaluation of the optimum dose of growth hormone (GH) for restoring bone mass in adult-onset GH deficiency: results from two 12-month randomized studies
    B Abrahamsen
    Departments of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denamark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:273-81. 2002
    ..To establish the optimum GH dose for restoring bone mineral density (BMD) in adult-onset GH deficiency (GHDA)...
  14. ncbi Skeletal changes in osteoprotegerin and receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappab ligand mRNA levels in primary hyperparathyroidism: effect of parathyroidectomy and association with bone metabolism
    L S Stilgren
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 C, Denmark
    Bone 35:256-65. 2004
    ..In addition, locally produced RANKL appears to affect bone turnover in the hyperparathyroid state...
  15. doi No association between hip geometry and four common polymorphisms associated with fracture: the Danish osteoporosis prevention study
    N Nissen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 5000, Odense C, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 84:276-85. 2009
    ..05). The geometric dimensions of the proximal femur in perimenopausal women are not associated with the MTHFR c.677C > T, P2X(7) (Glu496Ala), P2X(7) (Ile568Asn), and LRP5 exon 9 (c.266A > G) polymorphisms...
  16. ncbi Discordance between changes in bone mineral density measured at different skeletal sites in perimenopausal women--implications for assessment of bone loss and response to therapy: The Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study
    B Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 16:1212-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, changes at the commonly measured sites are discordant, and DXA of the forearm is less useful than DXA of the hip or spine in determining the overall skeletal response to therapy or assessing bone loss in untreated women...
  17. doi Vitamin D status and PTH in young men: a cross-sectional study on associations with bone mineral density, body composition and glucose metabolism
    M Frost
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 73:573-80. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the prevalence of vitamin D inadequacy in a cross-sectional study in young men and the effects of vitamin D and parathyroid hormone (PTH) on bone mass, bone markers and metabolic function...
  18. doi Adiponectin and peak bone mass in men: a cross-sectional, population-based study
    M Frost
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, 5000, Odense C, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 87:36-43. 2010
    ..The observed association between adiponectin and femoral bone marrow size was retained even after adjustment for potential covariates...
  19. ncbi Osteoprotegerin levels in primary hyperparathyroidism: effect of parathyroidectomy and association with bone metabolism
    L S Stilgren
    Dept of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 73:210-6. 2003
    ..In conclusion, serum OPG is not decreased in patients with PHPT, nor is serum OPG to any demonstrable extent regulated by PTH pre- or postoperatively...
  20. doi Pattern of use of DXA scans in men: a cross-sectional, population-based study
    M Frost
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000, Odense, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 23:183-91. 2012
    ..DXA was infrequent, despite the presence of multiple risk factors for osteoporosis and a high FRAX score. There is a need for improved targeting of DXA scans for men at high risk...
  21. ncbi Geometry of the proximal femur in relation to age and sex: a cross-sectional study in healthy adult Danes
    N Nissen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 46:514-8. 2005
    ..To describe the natural variation in hip geometry in relation to Danish population characteristics, and to establish normal reference values...
  22. pmc Polymorphisms in the low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (LRP5) gene are associated with peak bone mass in non-sedentary men: results from the Odense androgen study
    K Brixen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, 5000, Odense C, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 81:421-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of the Ala1330Val (rs3736228, exon 18) and Val667Met (rs4988321, exon 9) polymorphisms of the low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (LRP5) gene on peak bone mass in young men...
  23. ncbi Population-based reference values for bone mineral density in young men
    M Høiberg
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 18:1507-14. 2007
    ..BMD of total hip (1.078 +/- 0,14 g/cm2) differed significantly from values from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III and of total lumbar spine ((1.073 +/- 0.125 g/cm2) differed significantly from Hologic values...
  24. ncbi Cytokines and T-lymphocyte subsets in healthy post-menopausal women: estrogen retards bone loss without affecting the release of IL-1 or IL-1ra
    B Abrahamsen
    Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study, Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Bone 20:251-8. 1997
    ..In conclusion, ERT maintains bone without affecting the release of the IL-1 family of cytokines in whole blood cultures...
  25. ncbi Dose-, IGF-I- and sex-dependent changes in lipid profile and body composition during GH replacement therapy in adult onset GH deficiency
    B Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology M, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:671-9. 2004
    ..GH replacement potently reduces body fat and serum lipids in GHDA. In recent years, lower GH doses have been introduced. The purpose of this analysis was to explore the response relationship between GH doses, lipids and body composition...
  26. doi Periarticular and generalised bone loss in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: influence of alendronate and intra-articular glucocorticoid treatment. Post hoc analyses from the CIMESTRA trial
    T W Jensen
    Department of Endocrinology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Ann Rheum Dis 73:1123-9. 2014
    ....
  27. doi Parity and tanned white skin as novel predictors of vitamin D status in early pregnancy: a population-based cohort study
    L B Andersen
    Hans Christian Andersen Children s Hospital, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 79:333-41. 2013
    ..Prevalence estimates, and identification of subgroups at special risk, may be useful for the planning of preventive strategies...
  28. doi Characteristics of patients who suffer major osteoporotic fractures despite adhering to alendronate treatment: a National Prescription registry study
    B Abrahamsen
    Odense Patient data Exploratory Network OPEN, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 24:321-8. 2013
    ..Risk factors showed a different pattern than in the general population and included dementia, ulcer disease, and Parkinson's disease...
  29. ncbi Disproportional geometry of the proximal femur in patients with Turner syndrome: a cross-sectional study
    N Nissen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, Denmark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:897-903. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the variation of the geometry of the hip in patients with TS in comparison with healthy controls...
  30. doi Risk factors for fracture in elderly men: a population-based prospective study
    M Frost
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 23:521-31. 2012
    ..4 years. Results highlighted the importance of assessment of falls and dizziness as well as novel risk factors including frequent urination and erectile dysfunction...
  31. ncbi When should densitometry be repeated in healthy peri- and postmenopausal women: the Danish osteoporosis prevention study
    B Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Bone Miner Res 17:2061-7. 2002
    ..Follow-up densitometry in untreated women should be individually targeted from baseline BMD rather than scheduled at fixed time intervals. An algorithm for planning repeat densitometry in perimenopausal women is provided...
  32. ncbi Increased RANKL/OPG mRNA ratio in iliac bone biopsies from women with hip fractures
    Basem M Abdallah
    Clinic for Molecular Endocrine Treatment KMEB, Odense University Hospital, Winsloewparken 15, 111, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 76:90-7. 2005
    ..Elderly women with hip fractures exhibit an increased RANKL/OPG mRNA content of iliac bone. This is associated with increased fracture susceptibility, which is not in itself explained by low BMD...
  33. doi Time trends for alendronate prescription practices in women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and women exposed to systemic glucocorticoids
    D Brask-Lindemann
    Department of Endocrinology, Copenhagen University Hospital Køge, Lykkebækvej 1, DK 4600 Køge, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 24:1891-7. 2013
    ....
  34. doi Prevalence of risk factors for fractures and use of DXA scanning in Danish women. A regional population-based study
    K H Rubin
    Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 22:1401-9. 2011
    ..Our study showed a relatively high use of DXA in low-risk women and the relatively low coverage in women with multiple risk factors. Moreover, distance to DXA clinics, age, and socio-economic factors are associated with the use of DXA...
  35. ncbi Correlations between insulin sensitivity and bone mineral density in non-diabetic men
    B Abrahamsen
    Odense University Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Denmark
    Diabet Med 17:124-9. 2000
    ....
  36. ncbi Polymorphisms in the CYP19 and AR genes--relation to bone mass and longitudinal bone changes in postmenopausal women with or without hormone replacement therapy: The Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study
    C L Tofteng
    Osteoporosis Research Clinic, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 74:25-34. 2004
    ..These findings emphasize the complexity of the genetics of bone mass and bone loss...
  37. ncbi Association of a common allelic polymorphism (C677T) in the methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase gene with a reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures. A case control study in Danish postmenopausal women
    H L Jørgensen
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hvidovre University Hospital, Kettegaard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 71:386-92. 2002
    ..However, a significant increase in the odds ratio of fracture was found for the wild-type C-allele...
  38. ncbi Two single nucleotide polymorphisms in the CYP17 and COMT Genes--relation to bone mass and longitudinal bone changes in postmenopausal women with or without hormone replacement therapy. The Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study
    C L Tofteng
    Osteoporosis Research Clinic, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 75:123-32. 2004
    ..The COMT G(1947)-A polymorphism is not associated with bone parameters in this study...
  39. ncbi Effect of long-term hormone replacement therapy on plasma homocysteine in postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled study
    Jonna S Madsen
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:33-9. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi [Heredity and osteoporosis]
    Henrik Løvendahl Jørgensen
    H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Klinisk Biokemisk Afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:1012-7. 2005
  41. ncbi [Changes in bone mineral density in the proximal femur 18 months after total hip arthroplasty with Exeter stem]
    Frank Damborg
    Odense Universitetshospital, ortopaedkirurgisk afdeling, Middelfart, og Endokrinologisk Afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:1038-41. 2005
  42. ncbi Ten-year prediction of osteoporosis from baseline bone mineral density: development of prognostic thresholds in healthy postmenopausal women. The Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 17:245-51. 2006
    ..The association is strong enough to provide robust prognostic thresholds, which can be used to divide the population into two prognostic classes at menopause...
  43. ncbi Gene expression profiles give insight into the molecular pathology of bone in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Sjur Reppe
    University of Oslo, Department of Medical Biochemistry, P O Box 1112 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway, and Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Bone 39:189-98. 2006
    ..These results identify the molecular basis for this skeletal disease, and provide new insight into this clinical condition with potential bearing on future treatment...
  44. ncbi Performance of four clinical screening tools to select peri- and early postmenopausal women for dual X-ray absorptiometry
    B Rud
    Osteoporosis Unit 545, Department of Endocrinology, Hvidovre University Hospital, Kettegaard Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 16:764-72. 2005
    ..However, if a decision on referral has to be made, it may be based on the simple OST rule, which performed as well as or better than any of the other tools...
  45. ncbi Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the P2X7 gene are associated to fracture risk and to effect of estrogen treatment
    Stine D Ohlendorff
    Department of Endocrinology, The Osteoporosis and Metabolic Research Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 17:555-67. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the presence of polymorphisms in exon 13 of the P2X7 gene and the association with osteoclast apoptosis in vitro and bone status in vivo...
  46. ncbi [Osteodensitometry]
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:578-82. 2004
  47. doi Osteoporosis pharmacotherapy following bone densitometry: importance of patient beliefs and understanding of DXA results
    D Brask-Lindemann
    Department of Endocrinology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Køge, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 22:1493-501. 2011
    ..In this study, patient understanding of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) results and beliefs in effects of treatment were associated with treatment initiation and persistence...
  48. doi Epidemiology of forearm fractures in adults in Denmark: national age- and gender-specific incidence rates, ratio of forearm to hip fractures, and extent of surgical fracture repair in inpatients and outpatients
    B Abrahamsen
    Odense Patient Data Explorative Network OPEN, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Osteoporos Int 26:67-76. 2015
    ..This may be useful for triangulation in countries with less detailed information. Rates were higher than previously estimated...
  49. ncbi [Compliance with the treatment of osteoporosis with diphosphonates. A questionnaire among postmenopausal women]
    Rasmus Wulff
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M, Sektion for Klinisk Farmakologi
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:49-53. 2004
  50. ncbi [Pharmacological treatment of osteitis deformans (Paget's bone disease)]
    Kim T Brixen
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M, og Arhus Universitetshospital, Arhus Sygehus, Medicinsk Endokrinologisk Afdeling C
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:1009-12. 2005
  51. ncbi [The molecular mechanisms of estrogens. Clinical aspects, industrial estrogens and phytoestrogens]
    Marie Louise Hagen
    Odense Universitetshospital, Endokrinologisk Afdeling M
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1220-4. 2004
  52. ncbi Venous thrombosis is not increased in younger women on genuine oestrogen postmenopausal hormonal replacement therapy: results from the Danish Osteoporosis Prevention Study (DOPS)
    Søren R Kristensen
    Thromb Haemost 95:915-6. 2006
  53. doi Changes in bone mineral density (BMD) around the cemented Exeter stem: a prospective study in 18 women with 5 years follow-up
    Frank Damborg
    Department of Orthopedics, Fredericia and Kolding Hospitals, Denmark
    Acta Orthop 79:494-8. 2008
    ..THA changes the pattern of strain distribution in the proximal femur. We quantified the changes in BMD for 5 years after insertion of the cemented Exeter stem in women...
  54. ncbi Genetic variation in estrogen receptor, C-reactive protein and fibrinogen does not predict the plasma levels of inflammation markers after longterm hormone replacement therapy
    Moniek P M de Maat
    Department for Thrombosis Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Thromb Haemost 97:234-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, higher plasma levels of CRP and lower plasma levels of fibrinogen were observed in women using HRT; however, genetic polymorphisms in ESR1, CRP and FGB were not associated with these effects of HRT...
  55. ncbi Fracture risk in Danish men with prostate cancer: a nationwide register study
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Gentofte, Denmark
    BJU Int 100:749-54. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of fracture attributable to prostate cancer, and the impact of exposure to prescribed gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonists and antiandrogens on this risk in a nationwide, population-based case-control study...
  56. ncbi [Calcium and vitamin D as prevention of fractures--does it still work?]
    Bo Abrahamsen
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:3271. 2007
  57. pmc Large-scale analysis of association between LRP5 and LRP6 variants and osteoporosis
    Joyce B J van Meurs
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 299:1277-90. 2008
    ..Mutations in the low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (LRP5) gene cause rare syndromes characterized by altered bone mineral density (BMD). More common LRP5 variants may affect osteoporosis risk in the general population...
  58. ncbi [The cytokine system of bone tissue]
    Lis Saalbach Stilgren
    Odense Universitetshospital, Medicinsk afdeling C
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:874-8. 2005
  59. ncbi [The molecular mechanisms of estrogens, Basic aspects]
    Marie Louise Hagen
    Københavns Universitet, Det Naturvidenskabelige Faktultet
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1216-20. 2004