Clinical Update Session & Allied Health Professionals Session

ECTS 2014 will contain a full congress day of sessions dedicated to updating health professionals on the latest advances in the management of patients with bone-related disorders.

Clinical Update Sessions

09:30 12:00: Clinical Update Session 1: Postmenopausal osteoporosis, vitamins and minerals

  • Calcium & Vitamin D – An Update On Benefits And Risks
     Paul Lips (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Selenium
     Graham Williams (London, UK)
  • Vitamin K
     Cees Vermeer (Maastrict, The Netherlands)
  • Postmenopausal osteoporosis: when to treat and what with?
     Stuart Ralston (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis – long term benefits and risks
     Bo Abrahamsen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

12:30 15:00: Clinical Update Session 2: Management of parathyroid diseases

  • Hypoparathryroidism - Diagnosis and Management
    Natalie Cusano (New York, USA)
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism – Epidemiology And Diagnosis
    Richard Eastell (Sheffield, UK)
  • Treatment Of Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    Claudio Marcocci (Pisa, Italy)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
    Raj Thakker (Oxford, UK)
  • Secondary And Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism
    Marie-Helene Lafage-Proust (Saint-Etienne, France)

Allied Health Professional Session

 12:30 15:00: Allied Health Professionals Session:

  • The Epidemiology of ageing, fractures and falls
    Jane Cauley (Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Imaging the older patient
    Claus Glüer (Kiel, Germany)
  • Self-perceived fracture risk among post-menopausal women - how to communicate fracture risk (IS3)
    Mette Juel Rothmann (Odense, Denmark)
  • Vitamin D and bone health in the older patient
    Paul Lips (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • P258: Socio-economic status and hip fracture risk: a region-wide ecological study.
    Carlen Reyes (Barcelona, Spain)
  • P21: Are the high hip fracture rates among Norwegian women explained by impaired bone material properties?
    Daysi Duarte-Sosa (Oslo, Norway)