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ba0007p147 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Changes in DXA Z-scores during bisphosphonate (BP) therapy in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) at a tertiary care hospital in South Africa

Siralarala Akhona , Pettifor John Morley , Thandrayen Kebashni

Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate and assess the change in bone mineral density in OI children treated with BPs at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic hospital (CHBAH), South Africa.Methods: Medical files of 104 OI patients who were seen at Metabolic Bone clinic from 01 January 2006 till 31 December 2015 were reviewed. DXA measurements were available on 33 patients that received bisphosphonates from baseline and during therapy at three time p...