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Atrial fibrillation and the use of oral bisphosphonates.

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BACKGROUND: Epidemiological studies investigating a possible association between bisphosphonates and atrial fibrillation (AF) have reported conflicting findings. The objective of our study was to determine whether exposure to oral nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates alendronate and risedronate are associated with increased incidence of atrial fibrillation. METHODS: In a retrospective cohort study we analyzed data from three large independent databases, two from the United States (MarketScan(®...

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10.2147/tcrm.s17899

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Therapeutics and clinical risk management
Volume:
7
Pages:
131-144
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1178-203X
ISSN:
1176-6336
URN:
uuid:7e7a912a-15e8-44a5-aa95-47fa57e6dd10
Source identifiers:
131005
Local pid:
pubs:131005

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