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Risk of hip, subtrochanteric, and femoral shaft fractures among mid and long term users of alendronate: nationwide cohort and nested case-control study

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Objectives: To determine the skeletal safety and efficacy of long term (≥10 years) alendronate use in patients with osteoporosis.
Design: Open register based cohort study containing two nested case control studies.
Setting: Nationwide study of population of Denmark.
Participants: 61 990 men and women aged 50-94 at the start of treatment, who had not previously taken alendronate, 1996-2007.
Interventions: Treatment with alendronate.
Main outcome measures: Incident...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.i3365

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Abrahamsen, B More by this author
Eastell, R More by this author
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Journal website
Publication date:
2016-06-08
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
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uuid:e229650d-f56a-4416-a63c-58c5519a9773
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630312
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pubs:630312

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