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remodeling

 [re-mod´el-ing]
reorganization or renovation of an old structure.
bone remodeling absorption of bone tissue and simultaneous deposition of new bone; in normal bone the two processes are in dynamic equilibrium.

bone remodeling

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bone remodeling

The net effect of new bone formation and absorption in which bone is resorbed and new bone formed at the same site. This process keeps the calcium content of bone stable. Bone is a dynamic tissue: it responds continuously to mechanical stress, nutritional status, hormones, and concentrations of circulating calcium.
See also: remodeling
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Osteoblasts also produce osteoprotegerin (OPG), a soluble "decoy receptor" that blocks RANKL and maintains control of the bone remodeling process (Giuliani et al.
1982) The stimulus for mechanically adaptive bone remodeling.
Bisphosphonates have now been in use for more than 10 years and there is some concern that long-term use may cause excessive inhibition of bone remodeling and increase in microcracks.
Besides locomotion, organ protection, and calcium-phosphorus homeostasis, the three classical functions of the skeleton, bone remodeling affects energy metabolism through uncarboxylated osteocalcin, a recently discovered hormone secreted by osteoblasts.
Multiple studies have defined the weakness of the standard practice employed here, and the various assays for iPTH used to estimate bone remodeling have numerous problems in addition to the novel biotin interference discovered in this case.
Bone remodeling during the development of osteoporosis in paraplegia.
A study published in the Journal of Periodontology found that the majority of bone remodeling occurred in the time between the implant placement and final prosthesis placement.
The delay makes sense among women taking bisphosphonates: bone remodeling is necessary for both large and small fractures, and stopping a bisphosphonate post-fracture won't necessarily help, as the drug stays in the bones for many years.
These include the potentially favorable effects of black cohosh in bone remodeling, ginkgo and omega 3 fatty acids in cognitive health and slowing the progression of Alzheimer's disease, resveratrol as an anti-inflammatory compound, and vitamin D in reducing prostate cancer risk.
December 6-7 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting on Targeting Bone Remodeling for the Treatment of Osteoporosis, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC.
Bisphosphonates prevent bone loss by binding to active sites of bone remodeling, inhibiting osteoclast-mediated bone resorption and eventually causing osteoclast apoptosis.
The half-life in children and in pregnant women was reported to be longer, because of bone remodeling (Gulson et al.