Clinical usefulness of bone turnover marker concentrations in osteoporosis

H.A. Morris, R. Eastell, N.R. Jorgesen, E. Cavalier, S. Vasikaran, S.A.P. Chubb, J.A. Kanis, C. Cooper, K. Makris, on behalf of the IFCC-IOF Working Group for Standardisation of Bone Marker Assays (WG-BMA)

June 28 2016

H.A. Morris

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia 

R. Eastell

Mellanby Centre for Bone Research, University of Sheffield and Metabolic Bone Centre, Northern General Hospital, HerriesRoad, Sheffield, UK

N.R. Jorgesen

Research Centre for Aging and Osteoporosis, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Rigshospitalet, Glostrup, Denmark

OPEN, Odense Patient data Explorative Network, Odense University Hospital/ Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

E. Cavalier

University of Liège, CHU Sart-Tilman, Domaine du Sart-Tilman, 4000 Liège, Belgium

S. Vasikaran, S.A.P. Chubb

Department of Clinical Biochemistry, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia

J.A. Kanis

Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Sheffield Medical School, Beech Hill Road, Sheffield,UK

C. Cooper

The MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

K. Makris

Clinical Biochemistry Department, KAT General Hospital, Athens, Greece


Aging clinical and experimental research offers a multidisciplinary forum on the progressing field of gerontology and geriatrics. The areas covered by the journal include: biogerontology, neurosciences, epidemiology, clinical gerontology and geriatric assessment, social, economical and behavioral gerontology. “Aging clinical and experimental research” appears bimonthly and publishes review articles, original papers and case reports.

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