Patient level pooled analysis of 68 500 patients from seven major vitamin D fracture trials in US and Europe.

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Journal Article

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BMJ (Clinical research ed.), Volume 340, p.b5463 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Bone Density Conservation Agents, Calcium, Center-Authored Paper, Dietary Supplements, Drug Therapy, Combination, Europe, Female, Fractures, Bone, Hip Fractures, Humans, Male, Public Health Sciences Division, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, RECURRENCE, Spinal Fractures, United States, Vitamin D

Abstract:

To identify participants' characteristics that influence the anti-fracture efficacy of vitamin D or vitamin D plus calcium with respect to any fracture, hip fracture, and clinical vertebral fracture and to assess the influence of dosing regimens and co-administration of calcium.