High incidence rate of vertebral fractures during chronic prednisone treatment, in spite of bisphosphonate or alfacalcidol use. Extension of the Alendronate or alfacalcidol in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis-trial

J. N. Hoes, J. W. G. Jacobs, H. M. J. Hulsmans, R. N. J. T. L. de Nijs, Willem F. Lems, G. A. W. Bruyn, P. P. M. M. Geusens, Johannes W J Bijlsma

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-359
JournalClinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis
  • bisphosphonate
  • vitamin D
  • alendronate
  • alfacalcidol
  • rheumatic disease
  • vertebral fracture
  • STOP-trial

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