Reanalysis of two studies with contrasting results on the association between statin use and fracture risk: the General Practice Research Database

Frank de Vries*, Corinne de Vries, Cyrus Cooper, Bert Leufkens, Tjeerd-Pieter van Staa

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1301-1308
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume35
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitors
  • bone fractures
  • epidemiological bias
  • case-control studies
  • selection bias
  • healthy worker effect
  • HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
  • RANDOMIZED-TRIAL
  • HIP FRACTURE
  • ALENDRONATE
  • PREVENTION
  • WOMEN

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