Zoledronic acid affects men and women similarly in increasing bone mass after hip fracture
Once-Yearly Zoledronic Acid in Older Men Compared with Women with Recent Hip FractureJ Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Nov;59(11):2084-90. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03666.x. Epub 2011 Oct 21
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1619 women and 508 men who underwent surgical repair for low-trauma hip fractures were randomized to either receive zoledronic acid (ZOL) or a placebo to determine the impact of ZOL on bone mineral density (BMD) in men and women surgical repair of hip fractures. Following assessments measured over 2 years, there were similar increases in the bone mass at the hip and femoral neck among both men and...
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