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Teriparatide, or human recombinant PTH, has been shown to decrease vertebral fractures by 65% to 69%, and non-vertebral fragility fractures by around 53%.

Neer R, Arnaud C, Zanchetta J, Prince R, et al. Effect of Parathyroid Hormone (1-34) on Fractures and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis. NEJM. 2001; 344(19): 1434-41. http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/abstract/344/19/1434

Reference

Title
Effect of Parathyroid Hormone (1-34) on Fractures and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis
Publication
NEJM
Publication Date
2001
Authors
Neer R, Arnaud C, Zanchetta J, Prince R, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 344, Issue 19
Pages
1434-41
URL
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