• Case Studies on the Management of Patients on Bisphosphonates for Treatment & Prevention of Osteoporosis

     
     
     
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    Case Studies on the Management of Patients on Bisphosphonates for Treatment & Prevention of Osteoporosis

    Course Overview

    Sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the benefits and risks of long-term bisphosphonate use for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis
    2. Evaluate the available data regarding the long-term use of bisphosphonates for the treatment and/or prevention of osteoporosis

    Presenter Information

    Overview of Bisphosphonate Efficacy and Safety

    Suzanne Jan De Beur, M.D.
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD, USA

    Assessing Fracture Risk and Determining Treatment in Patients with Low Bone Density

    Meryl Leboff, M.D.
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Boston, MA, USA

    Management Strategies for Patients on Bisphosphonates for Five Years

    Nelson Watts, M.D.
    Mercy Health Osteoporosis and Bone Health Services
    Cincinnati, OH, USA

    Response Panel for Questions and Answers:

    Suzanne Jan De Beur, M.D.
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD, USA

    Meryl Leboff, M.D.
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Boston, MA, USA

    Nelson Watts, M.D.
    Mercy Health Osteoporosis and Bone Health Services
    Cincinnati, OH, USA

    Sundeep Khosla, M.D.
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Rochester, MN, USA

    Elizabeth Shane, M.D.
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    New York, NY, USA

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