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The relative efficacy of nine osteoporosis medications for reducing the rate of fractures in post-menopausal women

Robert B Hopkins12*, Ron Goeree123, Eleanor Pullenayegum134, Jonathan D Adachi5, Alexandra Papaioannou5, Feng Xie123 and Lehana Thabane134

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1 Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

2 Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

3 Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

4 Biostatistics Unit, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

5 Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011, 12:209  doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-209

Published: 26 September 2011

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Literature Search Strategy. Strategy to find indirect treatment comparison controlled-trials for osteoporosis medications in Medline.

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WinBUGS ITC code for vertebral fractures. WinBUGS software code and data to conduct ITC analysis for vertebral fractures.

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