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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17 Citations (Web of Science)
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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