Intravenous zoledronic acid reduced new clinical fractures and deaths in patients who had recent surgery for hip fracture

Duque, Gustavo
March 2008
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p14
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the randomized controlled trial investigating if intravenous (IV) infusion of zoledronic acid (once yearly) reduces clinical fractures in patients who have had recent surgery for hip fracture. The trial, conducted with 2127 patients (50 years of age), found out that IV infusion of zoledronic acid reduced new clinical fractures and deaths in patients who had recent surgery for hip fracture.


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