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1. (WO2014199331) METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING AN INCREASE OF LOCAL AND/OR SYSTEMIC BONE RESORPTION

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/199331    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2014/062164
Publication Date: Fri Dec 19 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 13 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: G01N 33/68
Applicants: ISTITUTO ORTOPEDICO RIZZOLI
Inventors: FINI, Milena
GIARDINO, Roberto
SALAMANNA, Francesca
Title: METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING AN INCREASE OF LOCAL AND/OR SYSTEMIC BONE RESORPTION
Abstract:
The present invention relates to an in vitro method for determining a pathology associated with a local and/or systemic increase in bone resorption, said pathology preferably being selected from the group consisting in: osteoporosis, osteopenia and osteolysis. Moreover, the method of the present invention makes it possible to prevent and/or limit the complications associated with said pathological conditions, in particular pathological fractures.