Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0001pp507 | Paediatric bone disease | ECTS2013

Perceived activity capability in children and adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta

Hagberg Maud , Lowing Kristina , Astrom Eva

Introduction: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder which mainly affects the collagen in the bone mass with fractures and deformities as the main symptoms. In OI there is a great variation in dysfunction related to the disease. Mobility and activities related to mobility are often most difficult. The objective for this study was to find a relevant, valid and reliable instrument to assess the childrenÂ’s activity capability.Method and par...

ba0003pp412 | Paediatric bone disease | ECTS2014

Team management of young persons with osteogenesis imperfecta

Hagberg Maud , Lowing Kristina , Malmgren Barbro , Kumlien Catharina , Eva AEstrom

The pediatric osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) team at our university hospital was established in 1991. The multi- and inter-disciplinary team consists of: pediatric neurologist, nurse, nursing assistant, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, orthopedic surgeon, orthotist, radiologist, dentist and geneticist. We also have a close collaboration with other specialists.Our assignment is high qualified diagnostics, functional assessments and also individualiz...