Interventions to prevent steroid-induced osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Protocol)

Jennifer M Bell, Bronagh Blackwood, Michael D Shields, Janet Watters, Alaistair Hamilton, Timothy Beringer, Mark Elliott, Rosaline Quinlivan, Sandya Tirupathi

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Primary objective: To assess the effects of interventions to delay or treat osteoporosis in DMD patients treated with glucocorticoid steroids.

Secondary objectives: To assess the effects of interventions to delay or treat osteoporosis in DMD on the frequency of vertebral fragility fractures and long bone fractures in DMD patients treated with glucocorticoid steroids.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD010899
Number of pages35
JournalThe Cochrane Library
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2014

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