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Vol:4 Issue:12 Number:9 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #8250
Ace Report Cover Metabolic Disorders

Bisphosphonates effective in osteoporotic males in terms of fracture, BMD, and biomarkers

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OrthoEvidence. Bisphosphonates effective in osteoporotic males in terms of fracture, BMD, and biomarkers. ACE Report. 2015;4(12):9. Available from:

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

Efficacy of bisphosphonates against osteoporosis in adult men: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Osteoporos Int. 2015 Sep;26(9):2355-63.

Contributing Authors:
L Chen G Wang F Zheng H Zhao H Li

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9 randomized controlled trials, including 2464 patients, were included is this meta-analysis and systematic review, for the purpose of analyzing the efficacy of bisphosphonate therapy compared to placebo in males with osteoporosis. Results showed that bisphosphonates were effective in reducing the incidence of new vertebral and non-vertebral fractures, reducing serum bone turnover biomarkers, and ...

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