Effect of alendronate in elderly patients after low trauma hip fracture repair

@article{Cecilia2008EffectOA,
  title={Effect of alendronate in elderly patients after low trauma hip fracture repair},
  author={Dom{\'i}nguez Cecilia and Esteban J{\'o}dar and Cristina Fern{\'a}ndez and Carlos Resines and Federico Hawkins},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={903-910}
}
One year of once weekly alendronate, when given shortly after the surgical repair of a hip fracture, produces reductions in bone markers and increases proximal femoral bone density. The therapy was well tolerated. Hip fracture is the most devastating type of osteoporotic fracture and increases notably the risk of subsequent fractures. The aim of this paper was to evaluate the effects of 1 year therapy with a weekly dose of alendronate in the bone mineral density and bone markers in elderly… CONTINUE READING

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