Hormone replacement therapy and prevention of nonvertebral fractures: a meta-analysis of randomized trials.

  title={Hormone replacement therapy and prevention of nonvertebral fractures: a meta-analysis of randomized trials.},
  author={David J. Torgerson and Sally E. M. Bell-Syer},
  volume={285 22},
CONTEXT Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is widely considered to reduce fractures, but this belief is based on observational data; evidence from randomized trials is lacking. OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of all randomized trials of HRT that have reported or collected nonvertebral fracture data but that may not have focused on fracture prevention. DATA SOURCES The MEDLINE, EMBASE, Science Citation Index, and Cochrane Controlled Trials Register databases were searched from 1997… 

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