Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p162 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Bone monitoring and morbidity in adults with duchenne muscular dystrophy: Challenges in implementation of standards of care

Harris Anne-Marie , Di Marco Marina , Raeside David , Davidson Scott , Gallacher Stephen , Farrugia Maria , Wong Sze Choong

Background: Osteoporosis is common in subjects with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Studies in paediatric DMD identified a high frequency of fragility fractures but there are no studies in the adult population. Recent updated international standards of care (2018) for children and adults with DMD recommend the following for bone monitoring:- Lateral thoracolumbar spine x-rays to screen for vertebral fracture (1–2 yearly if on glucocorticoid; 2&#1...

ba0007p185 | (1) | ICCBH2019

High impact exercise to improve musculoskeletal outcomes in Crohn's disease: a feasibility questionnaire

Steell Lewis , Gaya Daniel R , Macdonald Jonathan , Russell Richard K , Seenan John Paul , Wong Sze Choong , Gray Stuart

Objective: Bone and muscle deficits are observed in patients with Crohn’s disease (CD). High-impact exercise (HIE), such as jumping based exercise, can provide hypertrophic and osteogenic stimulus, however to date there have been no studies of HIE in CD. This study aimed to assess the acceptability and feasibility of participating in HIE in adolescents and adults with CD.Methods: Two anonymous questionnaires surveyed adolescents and adults, respecti...