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ACE Report #9335
Ace Report Cover Metabolic Disorders

The effect of eldecalcitol on balence and strength in women with osteoporosis


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

Eldecalcitol improves muscle strength and dynamic balance in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: an open-label randomized controlled study

J Bone Miner Metab. 2016 Sep;34(5):547-54

Contributing Authors: K Saito N Miyakoshi T Matsunaga M Hongo Y Kasukawa Y Shimada

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Synopsis

50 women with osteoporosis were randomized to weekly alendronate plus daily eldecalcitol, or weekly alendronate alone. The purpose of this study was to assess muscle strength and balance after 6 months of treatment in both groups. The within-group evaluation noted significant changes in the alendronate plus eldecalcitol group from baseline to 6 months in iliopsoas strength, back extensor strength,...

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