Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p183 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Functional outcomes of an adult with Osteogenesis Imperfecta after rehabilitation post-bilateral Girdlestone procedure: a case report

Supnet Isabella , Abiera Joycie Eulah , Alcausin Maria Melanie Liberty , Javier Juanito , Sumpaico Carlo Emmanuel

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a disorder characterized by bone fragility. Current management includes the usage of bisphosphonates to improve bone stock and manage pain. Outcomes in adults have mainly been reported in terms of presentation compared to genotype, most probably due to the heterogeneity of the disease. The head and neck resection of the femur, or Girdlestone procedure, was a common procedure to treat infections of the hip but it has fallen out of favor due to the adv...