RETRACTED: Menatetrenone and vitamin D2 with calcium supplements prevent nonvertebral fracture in elderly women with Alzheimer's disease

Bone. 2005 Jan;36(1):61-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2004.09.018. Epub 2004 Nov 24.


This article has been retracted: please see Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal ( This article has been retracted at the request of the Corresponding Author, Yoshihiro Sato, and the co-authors have been informed. Dr. Sato wishes to retract this article on the grounds that it contains fabricated clinical trial data, which he was responsible for producing. In addition, Dr. Sato claims he listed all of the named co-authors without their consent. The co-authors were therefore unaware of the presence of fabricated data in this publication and their participation in the publication. This retraction was initiated by Dr. Sato, and the Editor-in-Chief of Bone was informed by the author directly.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Retracted Publication

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Alzheimer Disease / complications*
  • Bone Density
  • Calcium / administration & dosage*
  • Ergocalciferols / administration & dosage*
  • Female
  • Fractures, Bone / complications
  • Fractures, Bone / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Vitamin K 2 / administration & dosage*
  • Vitamin K 2 / analogs & derivatives*


  • Ergocalciferols
  • Vitamin K 2
  • menatetrenone
  • Calcium