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Volume:4 Issue:11 Number:5 ISSN#:2564-2537
Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #7690
Ace Report Cover Metabolic Disorders

Vitamin K2 is effective for management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women


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OrthoEvidence. Vitamin K2 is effective for management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. ACE Report. 2015;4(11):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7690

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Does vitamin K2 play a role in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis for postmenopausal women: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Osteoporos Int. 2015 Mar;26(3):1175-86.

Contributing Authors: ZB Huang SL Wan YJ Lu L Ning C Liu SW Fan

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Synopsis

19 randomized controlled studies, with a total of 6759 patients, were included in this meta-analysis investigating the role of vitamin K2 in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. The purpose of the study was to compare bone mineral density, and incidence of fractures, as well as adverse events in patients taking oral vitamin K2 supplements and those not. Results indicated a significant improveme...

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