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Table 1 Outcomes of additional treatment and the mean follow-up duration in previous reports

From: Treatment strategy for atypical ulnar fracture due to severely suppressed bone turnover caused by long-term bisphosphonate therapy: a case report and literature review

  Union (n) Mean follow-up duration (months) Non-union (n) Mean follow-up duration (months) Remarks
Bone graft 8 15.5a 2 6.5 an = 6
Dual plate 2 6 0 N/A  
LIPUS 4 21 3 4.7  
Teriparatide 5 15.8b 3 4.7 bn = 4
Others 3 11.3 0 N/A high-dose vitamin D3, high-dose teriparatide, cast immobilization
  1. LIPUS Low-intensity pulsed ultra sound, N/A Not applicable
  2. a Mean value of the reported follow-up duration (not shown in two cases)
  3. b Mean value of the reported follow-up duration (not shown in one case)