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Bone density threshold and other predictors of vertebral fracture in patients receiving oral glucocorticoid therapy.

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate predictors of vertebral fractures, including a threshold for bone mineral density (BMD), in patients receiving oral glucocorticoids (GCs). METHODS: Data were obtained from 2 randomized clinical trials (prevention and treatment trials of risedronate) using similar methods, but different inclusion criteria were applied with regard to prior exposure to GCs. Predictors of vertebral fracture in the placebo group were identified using Cox regression with forward selection. Th...

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10.1002/art.11283

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Journal:
Arthritis and rheumatism More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
11
Pages:
3224-3229
Publication date:
2003-11-01
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1529-0131
ISSN:
0004-3591
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English
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2012-12-19

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