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Vol:3 Issue:3 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #4681
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Etidronate, alendronate, and reisendronate significantly reduce the risk of hip fracture

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OrthoEvidence. Etidronate, alendronate, and reisendronate significantly reduce the risk of hip fracture. ACE Report. 2014;3(3):3. Available from:

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

Efficacy of oral bisphosphonates for preventing hip fracture in disabled patients with neurological diseases: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials among the Japanese population

Curr Med Res Opin. 2011 Jun;27(6):1141-8. doi: 10.1185/03007995.2011.570747. Epub 2011 Apr 1

Contributing Authors:
J Iwamoto T Takeda H Matsumoto

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Seven randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which investigated the use of oral bisphosphonates (etidronate, alendronate, or risendronate) in the prevention of hip fracture in the population suffering from neurological diseases, such as amylotrophic lateral sclerosis, stroke, or Parkinson's disease. Included studies were placebo controlled with the exception of one, which...

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