Simeon Grazio

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Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines of the Croatian Society for Rheumatology for the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Hrvatsko reumatolosko drustvo Hrvatski lijecnitki zbor, Subićeva 9, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 57:36-47. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of proteins with heparin affinity in patients with rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis: a preliminary study
    Simeon Grazio
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Referral Center for Spondyloarthropathies, University Hospital Center Sisters of Charity, Zagreb, Croatia
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:665-71. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and conservative treatment of low back pain: review and guidelines of the Croatian Vertebrologic Society]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, KBC Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 66:259-94. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Relationship of bone mineral density with disease activity and functional ability in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional study
    Simeon Grazio
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital Centre, Referral Centre for Spondyloarthropathies of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Republic of Croatia, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Rheumatol Int 32:2801-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative treatment of musculoskeletal pain
    Simeon Grazio
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Referral Center for Spondyloarthropathies of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 50:513-30. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Osteoporosis in psoriatic arthritis: is there any?
    Simeon Grazio
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital Centre, Referral Centre for Spondyloarthropathies of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:743-50. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint [International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in the most important diseases and conditions of rheumatology practice]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 58:27-43. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and rheumatic diseases]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinikka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 57:39-49. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking and alcohol consumption on vertebral deformity in the elderly--an epidemiological study
    Simeon Grazio
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:567-72. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [Obesity: risk factor and predictor of osteoarthritis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 131:22-6. 2009

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines of the Croatian Society for Rheumatology for the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Hrvatsko reumatolosko drustvo Hrvatski lijecnitki zbor, Subićeva 9, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 57:36-47. 2010
    ..According to the available evidence for available therapies and experts' opinion here we present guidelines for the treatment of hip and the knee osteoarthritis in Croatia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of proteins with heparin affinity in patients with rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis: a preliminary study
    Simeon Grazio
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Referral Center for Spondyloarthropathies, University Hospital Center Sisters of Charity, Zagreb, Croatia
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:665-71. 2013
    ..Using proteomic approach in this study, we sought to identify proteins with heparin affinity associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and non-inflammatory arthritis (NIA)...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and conservative treatment of low back pain: review and guidelines of the Croatian Vertebrologic Society]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, KBC Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 66:259-94. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Relationship of bone mineral density with disease activity and functional ability in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional study
    Simeon Grazio
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital Centre, Referral Centre for Spondyloarthropathies of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Republic of Croatia, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Rheumatol Int 32:2801-8. 2012
    ..030). Our results indicate an association of low BMD with high disease activity in patients with AS. Femoral BMD seems to be more associated with disease activity and functional ability than lumbar spine BMD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative treatment of musculoskeletal pain
    Simeon Grazio
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Referral Center for Spondyloarthropathies of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Croatia, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 50:513-30. 2011
    ..Further high quality studies are warranted to elucidate the efficacy and side effects of CAM methods. Therefore, conventional medicine remains the main mode of treatment for patients with musculoskeletal painful conditions...
  6. doi request reprint Osteoporosis in psoriatic arthritis: is there any?
    Simeon Grazio
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital Centre, Referral Centre for Spondyloarthropathies of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:743-50. 2011
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional study was to analyze bone mineral density in patients with psoriatic arthritis, as well as to investigate its possible association with some measures of disease activity and functional capacity...
  7. ncbi request reprint [International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in the most important diseases and conditions of rheumatology practice]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 58:27-43. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint [The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and rheumatic diseases]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinikka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 57:39-49. 2010
    ..The ICF is likely to become the generally accepted conceptual framework and will be increasingly used in clinical practice to structure patient problems, particularly in multidisciplinary care and for rehabilitation purposes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking and alcohol consumption on vertebral deformity in the elderly--an epidemiological study
    Simeon Grazio
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:567-72. 2005
    ..72; 95% CI = 0.14-3.66). Further studies in the Croatian population are needed to establish the association of smoking and alcohol consumption with vertebral deformities...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Obesity: risk factor and predictor of osteoarthritis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 131:22-6. 2009
    ..1%. Twenty seven percent of cases of hip arthroplasty and 69% knee arthroplasty may be attributed to obesity. Nonpharmacologic treatment of OA includes treatment of obesity...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The reliability and validity of a Croatian version of the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI) and Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) in patients with ankylosing spondylitis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 56:63-76. 2009
    ..Our findings indicate that Croatian version ofBASFI and BASDAI is reliable and valid. Therefore, it can be used in clinical research as well as in clinical practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Quo vadetis coxibs?]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i i rehabilitaciju Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb
    Reumatizam 52:17-27. 2005
    ..In this paper the relevant data regarding mechanisms, effects and side effects of selected COX-2 inhibitors are presented. Possible class effect is disscused and proposed alternative therapies...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Proposal for biologic drugs therapy in rheumatoid arthritis]
    Bozidar Curkovic
    Hrvatsko reumatolorko druftvo Hrvatski lijetnicki zbor, Subićeva 9, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 57:29-35. 2010
    ..Biologic drugs have documented, fast and continuous efficacy with generaly well accepted safety profile. On behalf of Croatian Society for Rheumatology we propose recommendations for the biologic therapy in rheumatoid arthritis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vertebral fractures in an urban population in Croatia aged fifty and older
    Simeon Grazio
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:42-7. 2005
    ..We also tried to establish how many people had been diagnosed with osteoporosis by their family physician...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Proposal for anti-TNFalpha therapy in adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis]
    Bozidar Curkovic
    Hrvatsko reumatolosko drustvo HLZ a, Subićeva 9, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 54:16-9. 2007
    ..On behalf of the Croatian Society for Rheumatology we propose recommendations for the TNFalpha antagonist therapy in rheumatoid arthritis...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Recommendations of the Croatian Society for Rheumatology for prevention, diagnostics and treatment of post-menopausal osteoporosis]
    Bozidar Curkovic
    Hrvatsko reumatolosko drustvo HLZ a, Subićeva 9, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 55:26-30. 2008
    ..On behalf of Croatian Society of Rheumatology of Croatian Medical Association we propose recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and management ofpostmenopausal osteoporosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint [The role of nonopioid analgetics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and weak opioids in the tretament of low-back pain]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 53:82-90. 2006
    ..In this rewiev we discuss knowledge about the role of non-opioid analgetics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and weak opioids in the treatament of low-back pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Novelties in pathophysiology, radiology diagnostics and conservative treatment of painful spine conditions and deformities]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju Medicinskog fakulteta Sveucilista u Zagrebu, KB Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 133:116-24. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint [Proposal for anti-TNFalpha therapy in adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis]
    Bazidar Curković
    Hrvatsko reumatolosko drustvo HLZ a, Subićeva 9, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 55:22-5. 2008
    ..On behalf of Croatian Society for Rheumatology we propose recommendations for the TNFalpha antagonist therapy in rheumatoid arthritis...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Alendronate and vitamin D (Fosavance): persistence, adherence and importance of vitamin D]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 54:89-92. 2007
    ..Weekly alendronate and vitamin D in one tablet provides proven fracture prevention at the spine and hip, and assure that patients receive a weekly dose of vitamin D...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: review and proposition for prevention and treatment guidelines]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju Medicinskog fakulteta SveuMilista u Zagrebu, KB Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 127:36-43. 2005
    ..g. muscle strenghtening, walking aids, architectonic barriers). Antiresorptive drugs should be started in all the patients with increased risk for osteoporosis, and among them bisphosphonates are the first drugs of choice...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of osteoporosis]
    Selma Cvijetic
    Institut za medicinska istrazivanja i medicinu rada, Klinika za fizikalnu medicinu i reumatologiju KB Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 58:13-8. 2007
    ..Like in other chronic diseases, prevention measures are most important for disease control...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for gross motor dysfunction of lower limbs in children
    Maja Crnković
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 50:361-6. 2011
    ..Only 10% of 50 study children had normal ultrasound results, whereas cranial ultrasound abnormalities such as periventricular hemorrhage and intraventricular hemorrhage were recorded in 62% of the children...
  24. pmc Muscle strength and bone density in patients with different rheumatic conditions: cross-sectional study
    Selma Cvijetic
    Department for Environmental and Occupational Health Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Ksaverska cesta 2, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 52:164-70. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Persistence of weekly alendronate: a real-world study in Croatia
    Simeon Grazio
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Clin Rheumatol 27:651-3. 2008
    ..05). In Croatia, persistence was superior with weekly-administered alendronate than has been reported elsewhere, perhaps due to socio-cultural factors. Larger, longitudinal studies are needed to confirm these results...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Adalimumab (Humira)--efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis treatment with particular reference to working ability]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 55:62-7. 2008
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Non-hip peripheral osteoporotic fractures: epidemiology and significance
    Mirko Korsic
    University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 59:53-8. 2008
    ..9% of all national medical costs in the USA. Non-vertebral non-hip fractures need more attention, which was also recognised by the European regulatory bodies that approve use of anti-osteoporotic drugs...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic ultrasound in chronic low back pain treatment]
    Frane Grubisic
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 53:18-21. 2006
    ..Therapeutic ultrasound was effective in decreasing the pain intensity in this research, but showed no improvement regarding the functional ability of the lumbar spine in patients with chronic low back pain...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of osteoporosis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 53:18-31. 2006
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Is the prevalence of arterial hypertension in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis associated with disease?
    Jadranka Morović-Vergles
    Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Dubrava University Hospital, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Av G Suska 6, 10 040 Zagreb, Croatia
    Rheumatol Int 33:1185-92. 2013
    ..The difference in HT prevalence between RA and OA is due rather to age and BMI than to the features of the disease, putting into question specific association of HT with RA...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Oxycodone: a strong opioid in the treatment of patients with arthritis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 53:59-62. 2006
    ..Beyond significant pain control and better physical function, controlled-release oxycodone improved coping with pain in patients with osteoarthritis...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Diclofenac of rapid effect (Diclorapid) with better gastric tolerability]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centa MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 55:81-4. 2008
    ..The diclofenac of rapid effect (Diclorapid) that has better gastric tolerability is presented...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Sports and recreational activities as a form of functional treatment of patients with ankylosing spondilytis]
    Frane Grubisic
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Medicinskifakultet Sveudilifta u Zagrebu, Referentni centar za upalne reumatske bolesti, Klinic ka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Zagreb, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 61:57-61. 2007
    ..Kinesitherapy and sports programmes may involve individual or group approach. Patients are encouraged to participate in sports activities that may imitate or substitute specific forms of exercises...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of land-based and water-based therapeutic exercises on the range of motion and physical disability in patients with chronic low-back pain: single-blinded randomized study
    Tomislav Nemcic
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Referral Center for Spondyloarthropathies of the Ministry of Health, Republic of Croatia, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 52:321-7. 2013
    ..However, comparison of land-based exercises and water-based exercises in thermal mineral water did not demonstrate any significantly different result...
  35. ncbi request reprint Development of early graphomotor skills in children with neurodevelopmental risks
    Valentina Matijević-Mikelić
    Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Clin Croat 50:317-21. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Community based rehabilitation program for people with musculoskeletal conditions
    Andrea Polovina
    University Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 31:457-62. 2007
    ..The program proved effective in terms of short-term evaluation with COOP/WONCA charts in those that complete the program. The high dropout rate and long-term efficiency have yet to be investigated...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Monitoring disease activity, adjustment of conventional treatment and prognosis in rheumatoid arthritis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar MZSS RH za spondiloartropatije, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 55:45-52. 2008
    ..Tight control" of patients with rheumatoid arthritis will enable us to adjust the therapy and to achieve the ultimate goals, remission and less disability...
  38. doi request reprint Antibodies targeting mutated citrullinated vimentin in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    Andrea Tesija-Kuna
    University Department of Chemistry, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Vinogradska 29, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Clin Rheumatol 29:487-93. 2010
    ..According to study results, anti-MCV antibodies can be detected in a very small proportion of PsA patients with polyarthritic disease and are primarily related to the polyarthritic pattern rather than the specific diagnosis of RA...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Osteoarthritis--epidemiology, economics and quality of life]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska c 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 52:21-9. 2005
    ..When it involves the hip and/or knee, OA accounts for more functional limitations and physical disability than any other chronic disease among adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Non-pharmacological treatment of musculoskeletal pain]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 54:37-48. 2007
    ..There is a need for further studies to clarify the type and manner of non-pharmacological treatments, their intensity, duration and progression according to patient-specific outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Effect of physical and athletic activity on spinal deformities due to osteoporosis]
    Simeon Grazio
    Klinika za reumatologiju, fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju, Referentni centar za upalne reumatske bolesti Ministarstva zdravstva RH Klinicka bolnica Sestre milosrdnice, Vinogradska c 29, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 49:10-9. 2002
    ..Prospective studies are needed in order to understand better the epidemiology and the role of possible risk factors of osteoporotic vertebral deformities in our population, which can help us in planning programs of prevention...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of osteoporosis in Croatia]
    Selma Cvijetic
    Institut za medicinska istralivanja i medicinu rada, Zagreb
    Lijec Vjesn 128:261-4. 2006
    ..2%) were diagnosed as having osteoporosis using ultrasound densitometry. Calcium intake is found to be a dominant risk factor for building-up and maintenance of bone density...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Rational pharmacotherapeutic pain treatment in seronegative spondyloarthropathies]
    Jadranka Morović-Vergles
    Zavod za klinicku imunollogiju i reumatologiju, Klinika za unutarnje bolesti, KIinic and ka bolnica Dubrava, Avenija G Suska 6, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 54:77-80. 2007
    ..In this paper is discussed use of these drugs in patients with seronegative spondyloarthritides...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Ibandronate]
    Durdica Babić-Naglić
    Klinika za reumatske bolesti i rehabilitaciju, Klinicki bolnicki centar Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb
    Reumatizam 53:72-6. 2006
    ..Intravenous ibandronate formulation is indicated for all patients who are unable to take oral medicine. Adverse events are infrequent, short duration and reversibile...
  45. pmc Large-scale analysis of association between LRP5 and LRP6 variants and osteoporosis
    Joyce B J van Meurs
    Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 299:1277-90. 2008
    ..Mutations in the low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (LRP5) gene cause rare syndromes characterized by altered bone mineral density (BMD). More common LRP5 variants may affect osteoporosis risk in the general population...