The role of biochemical of bone turnover markers in osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease: a consensus paper of the Belgian Bone Club

E. Cavalier, P. Bergmann, O. Bruyère, P. Delanaye, A. Durnez, J.-P. Devogelaer, S. L. Ferrari, E. Gielen, S. Goemaere, J.-M. Kaufman, A. Nzeusseu Toukap, J.-Y. Reginster, A.-F. Rousseau, S. Rozenberg, A. J. Scheen, J.-J. Body

March 30 2016

E. Cavalier1, P. Bergmann2, O. Bruyère3, P. Delanaye4, A. Durnez5, J.-P. Devogelaer5, S. L. Ferrari6, E. Gielen7, S. Goemaere8, J.-M. Kaufman9, 10, A. Nzeusseu Toukap5, J.-Y. Reginster10, A.-F. Rousseau11, S. Rozenberg12, A. J. Scheen13, J.-J. Body14

1 Department of Clinical Chemistry, UnilabLg, CIRM, University of Liège, CHU de Liège, Domaine du Sart-Tilman, 4000 Liège, Belgium
2 Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Department of Radioisotopes, CHU Brugmann, Université Libre de
3 Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
4 Department of Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, University of Liège, CHU de Liège, Liège, Belgium
5 Pôle de Pathologie Rhumatismale, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
6 Department of Bone Diseases, Hôpitaux Universitaires Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
7 Gerontology and Geriatrics Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
8 Unit for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases, Ghent
9 Department of Endocrinology and Unit for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
10 Centre Académique de Recherche et d’Expérimentation en Santé SPRL (CARES SPRL), Liège, Belgium
11 Burn Centre and General Intensive Care Department, University of Liège, CHU de Liège, Liège, Belgium
12 Department of Gynaecology–Obstetrics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
13 Division of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders, University of Liège CHU de Liège, Liège, Belgium
14 Department of Medicine, CHU Brugmann, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium


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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