[ASBMR topics from clinical research(osteoporosis and sarcopenia)]

Clin Calcium. 2019;29(1):112-115.
[Article in Japanese]


There are a lot of progressive topics about osteoporosis and sarcopenia in 2018 ASBMR Annual Meeting, involving an association between diabetes and bone microarchitecture, associations between atypical femoral fractures and bisphosphonate drug holidays as well as pre-treatment bone mineral density, an effect of combined denosumab and high-dose teriparatide on bone parameters, and relationships between muscle and deuterated creatine, a selective androgen receptor modulator, and high-dose vitamin D supplementation.

MeSH terms

  • Bone Density / physiology*
  • Bone Density Conservation Agents*
  • Denosumab / chemistry
  • Denosumab / pharmacology*
  • Diphosphonates / chemistry
  • Diphosphonates / pharmacology*
  • Humans
  • Osteoporosis* / physiopathology
  • Sarcopenia* / physiopathology
  • Teriparatide / metabolism*


  • Bone Density Conservation Agents
  • Diphosphonates
  • Teriparatide
  • Denosumab