Definitions

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  • adj. Not vertebral.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ vertebral

Examples

  • But it failed to demonstrate a key difference in other endpoints, such as nonvertebral fractures and clinical vertebral fractures.

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  • In terms of fractures in other parts of the body, referred to collectively as nonvertebral fractures (in places like the clavicle or the wrist) the findings are more mixed, with differing findings depending on whether there is a prior history of fractures and other factors.

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  • In the only study of men to date, bisphosphonates did not prevent painful vertebral fractures or nonvertebral fractures, including fractures of the hip.

    Doug Bremner: Ladies, Don't Fall Into the Bone Mineral Density Osteoporosis Trap

  • The drug also reduced hip fractures by 40%, (0.7% vs. 1.2% on placebo) and nonvertebral fractures by 20% (6.5% vs. 8% on placebo).

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  • Primary end points were vertebral fractures, estrogen receptor (ER) - positive breast cancer, and nonvertebral fractures; secondary end points included major coronary heart disease events and stroke.

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  • Conclusions In postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, lasofoxifene at a dose of 0.5 mg per day was associated with reduced risks of nonvertebral and vertebral fractures, ER-positive breast cancer, coronary heart disease, and stroke but an increased risk of venous thromboembolic events.

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  • For postmenopausal women with low bone mass or younger postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, the selective estrogen-receptor modulator raloxifene (Evista) may be considered, although the statement noted that the drug's efficacy in reducing nonvertebral fractures is uncertain.

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  • There's a growing consensus that a combination of calcium and vitamin D is more effective than vitamin D alone in preventing nonvertebral fractures, Opinder Sahota, of Queen's Medical Center in Nottingham, England, wrote in an accompanying editorial.

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  • A vitamin D dose of more than 400 IU per day reduced nonvertebral fractures in both community-dwelling individuals and institutionalized older individuals.

    HealthandAge

  • Researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and their colleagues performed a meta-analysis of 12 double-blind randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for nonvertebral (in other words, not related to the spine) fractures and 8 RCTs for hip fractures.

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