TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Duque, Gustavo
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
32435137

 

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