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Can acute administration of pamidronate help to preserve bone mass in children with severe burn injury?

Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology & Metabolism volume 4, pages 134135 (2008) | Download Citation

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  1. IA Holm is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and in the Divisions of Genetics and Endocrinology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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