Effect of Teriparatide on the healing of femoral neck fractures remains uncertain
Vol: 5| Issue: 6| Number:63| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2
Does Teriparatide Improve Femoral Neck Fracture Healing: Results From A Randomized Placebo-controlled TrialClin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 May;474(5):1234-44
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161 men and postmenopausal women undergoing treatment with internal fixation for a unilateral femoral neck fracture resulting from a low-trauma event were randomized in two concurrent trials to receive either Teriparatide or a placebo once daily for 6 months. This study was conducted to determine if the benefits observed in revision rates, radiographic healing, and clinical outcomes with the use o...
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