Possible way to reduce fracture rates in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Lower extremity fractures in men with spinal cord injury (SCI) are a major problem. The use of thiazide diuretics, a simple and safe intervention, may be effective in reducing the risk of fracture in patients with traumatic SCI. Furthermore, thiazide diuretics have an added benefit of reducing kidney stone formation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Nassaralla, C; Lyles, KW

Published Date

  • June 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 95 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1021 - 1022

PubMed ID

  • 24862306

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-821X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.02.029


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States