Table 5Randomized controlled trials included in meta-analyses of effect of etidronate on fracture relative to placebo or no treatment

Meta-analyses (Author, year)
RCTs (Author, year)Cranney, 200141 Stevenson, 200547 Nguyen, 200656
Fracture type*
VNVHVNVHH
Harris, 1995*X
Herd, 199795 X
Iwamoto, 200196 X
Lyritis, 199797 XXXXXX
Meunier, 199798 XX
Montessori, 199799 XX
Pacifici, 1988100 X
Pouilles, 1997101 XX
Storm, 1990102 XXXXX
Watts, 1990103 XXXXXX
Wilmalawansa, 199891 XXX
*

V=vertebral, NV=nonvertebral, H=hip, W=wrist/forearm; X= Included in pooled analysis.

From: 3, Results

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