Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p164 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Musculoskeletal deficits persist up to two years despite anti-TNF-alpha antibody therapy in children with Crohn's disease: Results of a prospective, observational inception cohort study

Jackowski Stefan A , Ma Jinhui , Benchimol Eric I , Rauch Frank , Leonard Mary B , Zemel Babette S , Matzinger Mary Ann , Shenouda Nazih , Lentle Brian , Jaremko Jacob L , Khatchadourian Karine , Robinson Marie-Eve , Konji Victor N , Siminoski Kerry , Mack David , Ward Leanne M

Objectives: To evaluate musculoskeletal trajectories in children with newly diagnosed CrohnÂ’s disease (CD), and to determine whether children treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor-alpha antibody (anti-TNF, TREATED vs NAÏVE) had persistent deficits at two years.Methods: This was a single-centre prospective, observational inception cohort study. Children with CD underwent assessments within 6.5±9.5 days from diagnosis and annually for two...

ba0007p46 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Vertebral fractures are more prevalent than long bone fractures in boys with glucocorticoid-treated Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Results of a prospective observational study

Jackowski Stefan A , McAdam Laura C , Ma Jinhui , McMillan Hugh J , Konji Victor N , Matzinger Mary Ann , Shenouda Nazih , Jaremko Jacob L , Koujok Khaldoun , Khan Nasrin , Khatchadourian Karine , Robinson Marie-Eve , MacLeay Lynn , Saleh David S , Siminoski Kerry , Rauch Frank , Ward Leanne M

Objectives: Osteoporosis is a frequent cause of morbidity in boys with glucocorticoid (GC)-treated Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). We sought to determine the frequency and characteristics of the two most debilitating types of fractures, vertebral and long bone (VF and LBF), in pediatric DMD.Methods: This was a prospective, bi-centre, single-visit observational study in boys 4 to 17 years of age with genetically-confirmed DMD. The bone health assessmen...