International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Published by: Kowsar

Significant Effect of Raloxifene on Bone in Hemodialysis Patients

Pernille Ravn 1 , *
Author Information
1 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Gynecologic Endocrinology Unit, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, Denmark
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: September 01, 2012, 10 (4); 636-637
  • Published Online: September 29, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: May 8, 2012
  • Revised: May 10, 2012
  • Accepted: May 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.6251

To Cite: Ravn P. Significant Effect of Raloxifene on Bone in Hemodialysis Patients, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 ; 10(4):636-637. doi: 10.5812/ijem.6251.

Copyright © 2012, Research Institute For Endocrine Sciences and Iran Endocrine Society. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
  • 1. Saito O, Saito T, Asakura S, Akimoto T, Inoue M, Ando Y, et al. Effects of Raloxifene on Bone Metabolism in Hemodialysis Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 10(2): 464-9[DOI]
  • 2. Fusaro M, D'Angelo A, Scalzo G, Gallieni M, Giannini S, Guglielmi G. Vertebral fractures in dialysis: Endocrinological disruption of the bone-kidney axis. J Endocrinol Invest. 2010; 33(5): 347-52[PubMed]
  • 3. Adami S. Bone health in diabetes: considerations for clinical management. Curr Med Res Opin. 2009; 25(5): 1057-72[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Kanis JA, Johansson H, Oden A, McCloskey EV. A meta-analysis of the efficacy of raloxifene on all clinical and vertebral fractures and its dependency on FRAX. Bone. 2010; 47(4): 729-35[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Garnero P. Biomarkers for osteoporosis management: utility in diagnosis, fracture risk prediction and therapy monitoring. Mol Diagn Ther. 2008; 12(3): 157-70[DOI]
  • 6. Boonen S, Nicholson P. Assessment of femoral bone fragility and fracture risk by ultrasonic measurements at the calcaneus. Age Ageing. 1998; 27(2): 231-7[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .
Readers' Comments