Lack of association between oral bisphosphonates and osteonecrosis using jaw surgery as a surrogate marker

@article{Pazianas2007LackOA,
  title={Lack of association between oral bisphosphonates and osteonecrosis using jaw surgery as a surrogate marker},
  author={Michael Pazianas and William A. Blumentals and Paul D. Miller},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={773-779}
}
Using jaw surgery as a surrogate marker for osteonecrosis of the jaw, this exploratory study did not find that the risk of jaw surgery was significantly increased with the use of oral bisphosphonates in postmenopausal women. The objective of this analysis was to explore the potential association between jaw surgery (as a surrogate marker for osteonecrosis of the jaw) and the use of oral bisphosphonates in postmenopausal women. A claims database was used to identify female patients ≥45 years of… CONTINUE READING
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