BTM

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AcronymDefinition
BTMBottom
BTMBetter than Most
BTMBusiness Transaction Management
BTMBridge Team Management (maritime safety)
BTMBusiness Technology Management
BTMBetäubungsmittel (German: drugs)
BTMBroadband Transport Manager
BTMBest Tuning Memory
BTMBatch to Memory
BTMBatch Time Sharing Monitor
BTMBrevet Technique des Métiers (French: Technical Trade Certification)
BTMBehind the Music (VH1)
BTMBest Tuning Memory (Sony)
BTMBalise Transmission Module (railway safety)
BTMBehind the Mask
BTMBoys to Men
BTMBluetooth Module (wireless technology)
BTMBank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd.
BTMBachelor of Tourism Management (various universities)
BTMBeneath the Massacre (band)
BTMBochumer Ton Manufaktur (German record label)
BTMBorobudur Travel Mart
BTMButte, MT, USA (Airport Code)
BTMBig Thunder Mountain (Disney Theme Parks)
BTMBallet Theatre of Maryland (Annapolis, MD)
BTMBromotrifluoromethane
BTMBowling this Month (magazine)
BTMBy the Minute
BTMBenchmark Timing Methodology
BTMBarrie Trim and Mouldings (Barrie, Ontario, Canada)
BTMBoarding Team
BTMBehind-the-Meter (generators)
BTMBreak The Matrix
BTMBuild to Manage Toolkits (IBM)
BTMByrasandra Tavarekere Madivala (development scheme; Bangalore, India)
BTMBone Turnover Marker
BTMBoarding Team Member
BTMBurning the Masses (death metal band)
BTMBetäubungsmittelmißbrauch (German: Drug Abuse, used in the police records)
BTMBasic Transfer Mode
BTMBlame the Media
BTMBad Teenage Mustache
BTMBaggage Transfer Message
BTMBlood Temperature Monitoring
BTMBusiness Task Management (business software)
BTMBless This Mess
BTMBuoyant Turret Mooring (oil tankers)
BTMBaltimore Tattoo Museum
BTMBig Trellis Model
BTMBase TEMPEST Manager
BTMBy-the-Minute Consulting (est. 2009)
BTMBoat Tail Match (ammunition)
BTMBlast Test Missile
BTMBocholter Tractoren en Motoren (Dutch; Belgian tractor and engine society)
BTMBrushless Torque Motor (engine technology)
BTMBout That Money (band)
BTMBranch Terminal Manager (banking)
BTMBackward Transformation Method
BTMBehind the Mirror Team (Tampa, FL multimedia production company)
BTMBiotech Monthly (independent research firm)
BTMBatignolles Tapis Multiservices (French carpet company)
BTMBlog Ta Mère (French blog)
BTMBurst Transmission Mode
BTMBearer Transport Node
BTMBell Telephone Number
BTMBuild-Transfer-Maintain
BTMBlack Top Maintenance
BTMBig Time Mafia (video game; graffiti gang)
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Miller said: "This study completes a suite of trials that show transitioning from oral bisphosphonates to denosumab provides greater increases in bone mineral density and reduction in bone turnover markers, compared to maintaining therapy with another bisphosphonate.
No reciprocity was found between low Vitamin D and raised PTH levels with bone turnover markers, except with P1NP (r-value 0.
Investigators measured baseline levels of FSH, bone turnover markers, calciotropic hormones, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.
National Bone Health Alliance Bone Turnover Marker Project: current practices and the need for US harmonization, standardization, and common reference ranges.
After 1 year of follow-up, patients who were above the median for a high turnover had about an 8% risk of a new vertebral fracture compared with those patients below the median level of the bone turnover marker.
The study is convincing because of its reliance on a clinical fracture outcome rather than surrogate measures such as rates of BMD loss or changes in bone turnover marker levels.
Much effort has gone into assay development and refinement such that several bone turnover markers are now available on fully automated platforms (10,11).
West recommended that are best left to bone disease specialists include bone turnover markers, a serum tryptase / urine N-methylhistamine to screen for systemic mastocytosis, antitransglutaminase antibodies for celiac disease, a 24-hour urinary free Cortisol and/or overnight dexamethasone suppression test to identify patients with Cushing syndrome, and bone biopsy.
A sub-study of SWORD 1 & 2: effect of switching from TDF-based regimens to dolutegravir and rilpivirine on bone mineral density and bone turnover markers
The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between central adiposity and hyperinsulinemia, as well as inflammation markers with vertebral and femoral BMD and bone turnover markers in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes.
Thus bone turnover markers (BTMs) (3) can also provide information on disease activity in oncologic and rheumatologic conditions affecting bone.
Bonnick SL, Shulman L (2006) 'Monitoring Osteoporosis Therapy: Bone Mineral Density, Bone Turnover Markers, or Both?