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Intravenous clodronate in the treatment of reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome. A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of intravenous (i.v.) clodronate in patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS) and to assess the urinary excretion of type I collagen crosslinkedExpand
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Determinants of bone mass in systemic lupus erythematosus: a cross sectional study on premenopausal women.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in young ambulatory female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and to assess the influence of disease related variables and use ofExpand
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Prevalence of Osteoporosis by Educational Level in a Cohort of Postmenopausal Women
Abstract: To evaluate whether the prevalence of osteoporosis and related risk factors might be influenced by the level of education, as has been demonstrated for many other chronic diseases, 6160Expand
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Treatment of complex regional pain syndrome type I with neridronate: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
OBJECTIVE Complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I) is a severely disabling pain syndrome for which no definite treatment has been established. The aim of this multi-centre, randomized,Expand
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The role of sensory cues in the rehabilitation of parkinsonian patients: A comparison of two physical therapy protocols
We devised a single‐blind study to assess the role of providing external sensory cues in the rehabilitation of patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD). Twenty stable, nondemented patientsExpand
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Intravenous pamidronate in the treatment of transient osteoporosis of the hip.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of intravenous pamidronate in patients with transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH). Thirteen men and three women (mean age 38.3 years, range 30-49)Expand
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Effects of dietary calcium intake on body weight and prevalence of osteoporosis in early postmenopausal women.
BACKGROUND High calcium intakes seem to be ineffective at reducing bone loss in early postmenopausal women. However, the inverse relation between calcium intake and body weight can attenuate theExpand
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Algodystrophy: recent insight into the pathogenic framework.
Algodystrophy, nowadays called CRPS I, is a painful syndrome characterized by sensory and vasomotor disturbance, edema and functional impairment. Significant progress in knowledge about theExpand
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The Association Between Osteoporosis and Hypertension: The Role of A Low Dairy Intake
Hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases are reported to be associated with osteoporosis. A nutritional pathway related to dairy intake has been postulated for both diseases. The aim of thisExpand
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Bone mass in systemic lupus erythematosus
As a consequence of the chronic course of the disease, osteoporosis can be a further clinical challenge in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Most studies have reported that mean boneExpand
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