Use of teriparatide off-label: our experience and review of literature
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The aim of this paper is to report our experience and to present a review of literature about the use of teriparatide off-label in the therapy of non-unions. Teriparatide is used exclusively in treatment of osteoporosis and to prevent bone fracture because it has a positive effect on bone strength and architecture. The use of teriparatide in non-unions is described as effective in numerous case report.
KEY WORDS: teriparatide; osteoporosis; non-union; bone remodeling.