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Atrial fibrillation and bisphosphonate therapy.

Abstract:

Bisphosphonates are the most commonly used treatment for osteoporosis and have proven efficacy in the reduction of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures. Recently, concerns have been raised about a possible association between bisphosphonate therapy and atrial fibrillation (AF) following the report of a significant increase in risk of serious AF in women treated with zoledronic acid in the HORIZON study. Subsequent studies have produced conflicting results but have not excluded the possibility...

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10.1359/jbmr.091201

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
2-10
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:50fb54ce-3e89-4c9b-a9e5-a5c306273b2e
Source identifiers:
273717
Local pid:
pubs:273717

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