Title: Need for additional calcium to reduce the risk of hip fracture with vitamin D supplementation: Evidence from a comparative metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
Authors: Boonen, Steven ×
Lips, Paul
Bouillon, Roger
Bischoff-Ferrari, Heike A
Vanderschueren, Dirk
Haentjens, Patrick #
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Publisher: Endocrine soc
Series Title: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism vol:92 issue:4 pages:1415-1423
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this study was to extend the metaanalysis of Bischoff-Ferrari et al., which found that 700-800 IU/d vitamin D reduced hip fracture risk in elderly individuals by 25%, by defining the need for additional calcium supplementation in individuals receiving vitamin D for the prevention of hip fractures.
ISSN: 0021-972X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Gerontology and Geriatrics
Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology
Academic Center for General Practice
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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