Osteoporos Int. 2016 Nov 25.
This meta-analysis assessed the efficacy of statins on the risk of fracture, bone mineral density (BMD), and the markers of bone metabolism by collecting data from 33 clinical trials. They found that statin treatment was associated with bone metabolism. And statins seemed to be more effective on male patients with osteoporosis. Statin treatment may be associated with a decreased risk of overall fractures and hip fractures,an increased BMD at the total hip, BMD at the lumbar spine, and OC
Autor: An T, Hao J, Sun S, Li R, Yang M, Cheng G, Zou M