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Repair and healing of osteoporotic fractures a focus of upcoming IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis
Date:10/29/2008

With three specially focused sessions planned, the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis will offer orthopaedic surgeons a unique opportunity to discuss the specific clinical challenges of fracture healing and repair, and learn how best practice is applied in different regions of the world.

Details of the orthopaedic sessions are available below. Information about the complete, multidisciplinary scientific program of the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from December 3-7 2008, is available at http://www.iofbonehealth.org

Take advantage of easy online registration, at considerably reduced rates before the deadline of October 31, 2008. Click here to register: http://www.iofbonehealth.org/wco/2008/registration.html

"Orthopaedic surgeons are frequently the first, and often the only physicians to see fracture patients, and therefore have a key role in ensuring the patient is adequately evaluated for osteoporosis and treated," said Professor Cyrus Cooper, Chairman, IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors, and Chairman, IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008 Scientific Committee. "Both Asian and international perspectives on how best to care, manage and treat fracture patients with osteoporosis will be presented and discussed in these three complementary sessions."

Wednesday, December 3, 2008, from 13.00 - 14.30

Orthopaedic Session: Asian Perspective

  • Introduction, Suthorn Bavonratanavech, Thailand
  • The Orthopaedic Challenge: Impact on our Daily Business, Toshitaka Nakamura, Japan
  • Fracture Healing Research, Arata Nakajima, Japan
  • Vertebral Fractures in Asia: The Role of Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty in their Management, Ping-Chung Leung, Hong Kong, China

Friday, December 5, 2008 from 11.30 14.30

Orthopaedic Session: International Perspective (Healing, Repair and Prevention of Fragility Fractures)

  • Introduction, Suthorn Bavonratanavech, Thailand, and Thomas Einhorn, U.S.A.
  • Biomechanics of Age-Related Fractures, Mary L. Bouxsein, U.S.A.
  • New Developments in the Biology of Fracture Healing, Thomas A. Einhorn, U.S.A.
  • Fracture Healing in Osteoporotic Bone - Mechanical and Pharmacological Treatment, Mathias P. Bostrom, U.S.A.
  • Effects of Osteoporosis Agents on Fracture Healing, David Little, Australia
  • Report on the Requirements for Clinical Trials on Bone Healing - GREES-ESCEO-IOF Workshop, Jrg Goldhahn, Switzerland

Saturday December 6, 2008 from 17.15 18.45

Building Bridges in Bone Health: the Cell, the Tissue, the Patient and Policy Orthopaedic Symposium organized by Thai Osteoporosis Foundation in collaboration with Novartis.

Chairs: Suthorn Bavonratanavech and David Marsh

Session 1 between fragments

  • Is Fracture Healing Different in Elderly Patients? Mathias P. Bostrom, U.S.A.
  • Is Implant Anchorage Different? Jrg Goldhahn, Switzerland
  • Is Treatment Strategy Different? Suthorn Bavonratanavech, Thailand

Session 2 between specialties

  • Co-Diagnostics with Radiologists, Harry K. Genant, U.S.A.
  • Co-Work with the Physician, Peter Burckhardt, Switzerland
  • Co-Management with the Geriatrician, Amy Hoang-Kim, Italy

Session 3 between doctors and patients

  • How to Deliver Care, David Marsh, U.K.
  • How to Rehabilitate Elderly Patients, Kristina kesson, Sweden
  • How to Prevent the Next Fracture, David Little, Australia


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Contact: L. Misteli
news@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

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