Table 2Randomized controlled trials included in meta-analyses of effect of alendronate on fracture relative to placebo or no treatment, by fracture type*

Meta-analysis (Author, year)
RCTs (Author, year)Cranney, 200239 Karpf, 199740 Papapoulos, 200443 Stevenson, 200547 Boonen, 200562 Nguyen, 200656 Sawka, 200557
Fracture type*
VNVHWNVHWHVNVHWNVHVNV
Adami, 199573 XXXXX
Black, 199674 XXXXXXXXXXX
Bone, 199775 XX
Bonnick, 199876 XXX
Chesnut, 199577 XXXXX
Cummings, 199878 XXXXXXXX
Dursun, 200179 X
Greenspan, 199880 X
Greenspan, 200281 X
Hosking, 199882 XX
Liberman, 199583 XXXXXXXXXXXX
McClung, 199884 XX
Orwoll, 200085 XX
Pols, 199986 XXX
Ringe, 200487 XX
Unpublished dataXXX
Weinstein, 199488 XXX
*

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

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