Continuing alendronate for an additional 5 years maintained bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: COMMENTARY

Baillie, Cory
May 2007
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p64
Academic Journal
The author comments on a study on the effect of continuing alendronate treatment for 5 years in postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density (BMD). He asserted that the results of the trial may be the best data that clinicians have to investigate to answer the appropriate duration of bisphosphonate therapy for postmenopausal osteoporosis or low BMD. He claimed that researchers appropriately concluded that women at risk for clinical vertebral fracture may benefit from such therapy.


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