What is the role of biochemical markers of bone remodeling in the workup of organ transplantation-related osteoporosis?

Updated: Jul 02, 2020
  • Author: Carmel M Fratianni, MD, FACE; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Biochemical markers of bone remodeling are not uniformly indicated in the pretransplant evaluation. Although they may help to assess the rates of bone remodeling, changes in their concentration are quite variable and not uniformly predictive of fracture risk. [79]


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