The Efficacy of Alendronate Treatment in Ambulatory Stroke Patients

Ozaras N., Demir S. E., Arslan A.

BEZMIALEM SCIENCE, vol.4, no.1, pp.1-4, 2016 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-4
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Hip fracture is a serious complication that occurs after stroke. The incidence of hip fracture in stroke patients is 2-4 times higher than that in normal people and most of these fractures occur on the paretic side. A significant bone loss on the paretic side of stroke patients has been reported. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of alendronate therapy in ambulatory stroke patients.