Pregnancy outcome following in utero exposure to bisphosphonates.

  title={Pregnancy outcome following in utero exposure to bisphosphonates.},
  author={Shirley Levy and Ibrahim Fayez and Nobuko Taguchi and J Y Han and Jennifer Aiello and Doreen Matsui and Myla E. Moretti and Gideon Koren and Shinya Ito},
  volume={44 3},
BACKGROUND AND AIM The safety of bisphosphonates in human pregnancy has not been well established. To characterize pregnancy outcome in women receiving bisphosphonates, we conducted a multi-centre, prospective cohort study with a comparison group. METHODS Patients were recruited through 3 teratogen information centres in Canada and South Korea. We followed 21 women exposed to bisphosphonates during or <3 months before pregnancy, and 21 matched-comparison group women without exposure to known… CONTINUE READING
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