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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:60 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #794
Ace Report Cover Metabolic Disorders

Parathyroid Hormone effective in fracture prevention in postmenopausal osteoporotic women

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OrthoEvidence. Parathyroid Hormone effective in fracture prevention in postmenopausal osteoporotic women. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):60. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/794

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

Effect of Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (1-84) on Vertebral Fracture and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis: A Randomized Trial

Ann Intern Med. 2007 Mar 6;146(5):326-39

Contributing Authors: SL Greenspan HG Bone MP Ettinger DA Hanley R Lindsay JR Zanchetta CM Blosch AL Mathisen SA Morris TB Marriott

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2679 post menopausal women with osteoporosis were randomly assigned to receive either an injection of a parathyroid hormone (PTH), or a placebo, to examine the safety and efficacy of a PTH injection. The results at 18 months, indicated that PTH was successful in reducing the risk for first fracture in those who had no prevalent fracture, as well as reducing additional fracture risk in women who ha...

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