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Bone structure and remodelling in stroke patients: early effects of zoledronate.

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INTRODUCTION: We have reported that after an acute stroke, intravenous zoledronate prevented bone loss in the hemiplegic hip. Participants from the trial also volunteered for trans-iliac bone biopsy, to assess the early effects of stroke and zoledronate on iliac bone remodelling. METHODS: Patients with acute stroke were randomly assigned to a single intravenous dose of zoledronate 4 mg or placebo within 5 weeks of stroke. Biopsies from 14 patients (3 female, 11 male, mean age 71+/-11) were s...

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10.1016/j.bone.2008.11.017

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Journal:
Bone
Volume:
44
Issue:
4
Pages:
629-633
Publication date:
2009-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2763
ISSN:
8756-3282
URN:
uuid:c4c6b933-1bae-4f95-a24a-0818a089878a
Source identifiers:
472455
Local pid:
pubs:472455

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