Vitamin D Analogs Versus Native Vitamin D in Preventing Bone Loss and Osteoporosis-Related Fractures: A Comparative Meta-analysis

@article{Richy2004VitaminDA,
  title={Vitamin D Analogs Versus Native Vitamin D in Preventing Bone Loss and Osteoporosis-Related Fractures: A Comparative Meta-analysis},
  author={Florent F. Richy and Erich Schacht and Olivier Bruy{\`e}re and Olivier Ethgen and Margaret Gourlay and J. Y. L. Reginster},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
  year={2004},
  volume={76},
  pages={176-186}
}
It has been suggested that early postmenopausal women and patients treated with steroids should receive preventive therapy (calcium, vitamin D, vitamin D analogs, estrogens, or bisphosphonates) to preserve their bone mineral density (BMD) and to avoid fragility fractures. We designed the present study to compare the effects of native vitamin D to its… CONTINUE READING