The Efficacy of Alendronate Treatment in Ambulatory Stroke Patients

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

BEZMIALEM SCIENCE, cilt.4, sa.1, ss.1-4, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 4 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-4


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.