Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Executive Deputy EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: Three recent case-control studies1- 3 have supported
an association between statin use and reduction in the risk of fracture. There
appears to be an emerging consensus that statins may increase bone mineral
density and decrease the risk of osteoporosis.
Pedersen TR, Kjekshus J, . Statin Drugs and the Risk of Fracture. JAMA. 2000;284(15):1921-1922. doi:10.1001/jama.284.15.1921