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IOF joins ECCEO9 at leading international meeting in Athens
Date:2/18/2009

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) invites clinicians and researchers in the bone health field to attend ECCEO9-IOF, a joint meeting to be held from March 18-21 in Athens, Greece.

Some 4,000 participants are expected at the four-day meeting which will feature an expanded scientific scope as well as a broad spectrum of clinically-oriented 'Meet-the-Professor' sessions. The programme is also enhanced by poster sessions and satellite symposia, and offers clinical insights through special sessions on the management of osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

A highlight of the stimulating scientific programme is the series of eight plenary lectures, delivered by leading experts in the field:

  • Implications of improving adherence to osteoporosis treatment,
    Stuart Silverman

  • ecular trends in osteoporosis fracture: myth or reality,
    Cyrus Cooper

  • Imaging of bone microarchitecture and osteoporosis,
    Sharmila Majumdar

  • Clinical and economic aspects of the management of postmenopausal women with osteopenia,
    Christian Roux

  • Role of microdamage in bone fragility,
    Clive Lee

  • Novelties and perspectives in the management of osteoarthritis,
    Jean-Pierre Pelletier

  • Debate: long-term treatment of osteoporosis with bisphosphonates: good, John Bilezikian

  • Debate: long-term treatment of osteoporosis with bisphosphonates: bad, Socrates Papapoulos

Join us in Athens for an exciting scientific programme, and a special opportunity to meet leading experts from around the world.


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Contact: Yolande Piette
yolande@piettecommunication.com
International Osteoporosis Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

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