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Volume:7 Issue:2 Number:42 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #10244
Ace Report Cover Metabolic Disorders

Romosozumab versus placebo, alendronate, and teriparatide for postmenopausal osteoporosis


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Romosozumab treatment in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Climacteric. 2018 Apr;21(2):189-195

Contributing Authors: B Zhang W Zhang J Wu Y Cao S Zhang Y Liu Z Li Q Tang

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Synopsis

Six randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which compared the effects of romosozumab to placebo, teriparatide, and alendronate in postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment. The change in bone mineral density at the lumbar spine, total hip, and femoral neck significantly favoured romosozumab versus both placebo and active controls. Fracture rates after 24 months also significa...

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