[Clodronate in erosive osteoarthrosis of the hand: efficacy for pain and function recovery].

@article{Saviola2000ClodronateIE,
  title={[Clodronate in erosive osteoarthrosis of the hand: efficacy for pain and function recovery].},
  author={Gianantonio Saviola and Lucio Santoro},
  journal={Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={328-31}
}
29 patients suffering from erosive osteoarthritis of the hands (26 women with a mean age of 61.47 years and 3 men with a mean age of 53.3 years) were treated during painful episodes with cyclical intravenous clodronate (300 mg for slow infusion for 7 days). We administered 73 cycles after which the pain, evaluated by VAS' score, decreased from 5.63 +/- 2.14… CONTINUE READING