Safety of Zoledronic Acid in Patients with Thalassemia Associated Low Bone Mineral Density

  • Rahul Naithani
  • Tulika Seth
  • Nikhil Tandon
  • Jagdish Chandra
  • H. Pati
  • V. P. Choudhry
Correspondence

Notes

Acknowledgement

Financial support was obtained from Shantha Biotech for DXA scans and zoledronic acid for these patients.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interests

All the authors declares that they have no conflict of interests.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study. This was part of DM thesis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation UnitMax Superspeciality HospitalSaket, New DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of HematologyAll India Institute of Medical ScienceNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Endocrinology and MetabolismAll India Institute of Medical ScienceNew DelhiIndia
  4. 4.Division of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology, Department of PediatricsLady Hardinge Medical College and Kalawati Saran Children’s HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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