INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MINIATURE SWINE AND BONE RESEARCH

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Introduction

Mature, intact miniature pigs showed rapid bone loss during the first 7 months of prednisolone treatment, indicating that minipigs show promise as models for steroidinduced osteoporosis. (Stampa, ScholzAhrens, et. al., 1999)

Authors

M. Michael Swindle, DVM, Department of Comparative Medicine, Medical University of SC, Charleston, SC 29425

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