Duration of therapy, compliance and causes of switching and discontinuing treatment throughout the therapeutic management of postmenopausal osteoporotic patients in Greece

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Unit:
Faculty of Medicine
Library of the School of Health Sciences
Deposit date:
2018-03-29
Year:
2018
Author:
Rizou Stavroula
Dissertation committee:
Ισμήνη Δοντά, Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Αγγελική Τριανταφύλλου-Πιτίδου, Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Ειρήνη Λαμπρινουδάκη, Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Ευστάθιος Χρονόπουλος, Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Ευανθία Κασσή, Αναπληρώτρια Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Κωνσταντίνος Πανουλής, Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Λέων Αραβαντινός, Επίκουρος Καθηγητής, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Original Title:
Διάρκεια θεραπείας, συμμόρφωση και αιτίες αλλαγής και διακοπής θεραπείας κατά τη φαρμακευτική αντιμετώπιση των μετεμμηνοπαυσιακών οστεοπορωτικών ασθενών στην Ελλάδα
Languages:
Greek
Translated title:
Duration of therapy, compliance and causes of switching and discontinuing treatment throughout the therapeutic management of postmenopausal osteoporotic patients in Greece
Summary:
This study aims to report the trends in prescribing anti-osteoporotic medication in Greek postmenopausal women patients. We furthermore assessed medication discontinuation and switching patterns and noted factors associated with the above. Compliance with osteoporosis medication of patients was also examined, as well as the side effects and duration of treatment. This is a first approach to represent data from Greek context in real-world clinical practice. During the study period, the osteoporosis management has undergone various updates. Apart from changes in the diagnostic criteria of osteoporosis itself and fracture risk assessment strategies, modifications in the available pharmacological treatment happened including restrictions and new indications of use for existing antiosteoporostic drugs, as well as the introduction of new drug in the market.
Main subject category:
Health Sciences
Keywords:
Osteoporosis, Bisphosphonates, Medication switching, Discontinuation
Index:
No
Number of index pages:
0
Contains images:
Yes
Number of references:
204
Number of pages:
192
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