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LIFT study to continue as planned

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7520.843-a (Published 06 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:843
  1. Diederick E Grobbee, professor of clinical epidemiology ([email protected]) On behalf of the LIFT Steering Committee
  1. Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, HP DO1.335, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, Netherlands

    EDITOR—The long term intervention on fractures with tibolone (LIFT) study is a randomised trial to determine the effect of treatment with tibolone on risk of vertebral fracture in older osteoporotic postmenopausal women. The average age of the 4538 participants is 68 (SD 5.2) years. They have a bone mineral density t score at the total hip or spine ≤ - 2.5 without …

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