[The effect of risedronate treatment on bone turnover markers in patients with hip fracture].

@article{Altinta2007TheEO,
  title={[The effect of risedronate treatment on bone turnover markers in patients with hip fracture].},
  author={Faik Altintaş and Afşar Timuçin Ozkut and Tahsin Beyzadeoğlu and A. C{\"u}neyt Eren and Melih Atahan G{\"u}ven},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          132-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The effect of risedronate treatment on bone resorption was investigated quantitatively by measuring N-telopeptide levels in urine of patients with hip fracture. METHODS Forty-six women (mean age 75 years) who underwent surgical treatment for intertrochanteric or femoral neck fractures due to minor trauma were divided into two groups according to the order of presentation. One group (26 patients; mean age 77+/-5 years) received oral risedronate 5 mg/day after the fifth postoperative… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…