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ACE Report #8537
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Strontium ranelate shows no added benefit in fracture healing for wrist fractures


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

Strontium ranelate as an adjuvant for fracture healing: clinical, radiological, and ultrasound findings in a randomized controlled study on wrist fractures

Osteoporos Int. 2016 Jan;27(1):211-8.

Contributing Authors: M Scaglione L Fabbri F Casella Guido

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Synopsis

40 patients with wrist fractures were treated with antiosteoporotic therapy (calcium and vitamin D) with or without the addition of strontium ranelate. The purpose of this study was the investigate the proposed clinical advantages and increased functional recovery of the addition of strontium ranelate by recording bone callus formation, cortical continuity, and permanence of fracture gap (via ultr...

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