MINERVA ENDOCRINOLOGICA, vol.36, no.2, pp.107-115, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
Ovariectomy, Osteoprotegerin, Oxidative stress, HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, KAPPA-B LIGAND, NITRIC-OXIDE, ESTROGEN DEFICIENCY, VASCULAR CALCIFICATION, RECEPTOR ACTIVATOR, ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN, OSTEOPOROSIS
Aim. Atherosclerosis and osteoporosis share some common pathophysiological pathways. Increase in oxidative stress and activation of cytokines that increase osteoclastogenesis were reported in postmenopausal period. The aim of this study was to determine the link between these two states.