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6th International Conference on Children's Bone Health

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
22 Jun 2013 - 25 Jun 2013

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6th International Conference on Children's Bone Health , 22 - 25 June 2013; Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Invited Speaker Abstracts

The fracturing child: therapeutics

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Medical therapies: present and future

Munns Craig

Bisphosphonates are the mainstay of medical therapy in the fracturing child with osteoporosis. The majority of the data in children pertains to i.v. pamidronate use in children and adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), where pamidronate has been associated with improvements in bone mineral density, cortical thickness, vertebral shape, pain, mobility and height.1 Side-effects of pamidronate including acute phase response to the initial dose and retardation o...

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Medical therapies: present and future

Munns Craig

Associate Professor Munns is a Senior Staff Specialist in Bone and Mineral Medicine and Endocrinology at the ChildrenÂ’s Hospital at Westmead and Conjoint Associate Professor in the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney, Australia. Following the completion of his Paediatric and Endocrinology training at The Royal ChildrenÂ’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, Associate Professor Munns was Clinical Associate in Genetic and Metabolic Bone Disor...