Organized by the BBC board
Moderators: Evelien Gielen (UZLeuven) & Jean-Jacques Body (ULB)
The "Belgian Bone Club Clinical Update Symposium" accreditation by the INAMI/RIZIV is in process.
|08.30 - 08.45||Welcome|
|08.45 - 09.00||Belgian Bone Club General Assembly|
|09.00 - 09.20||Best clinical papers of the year 2018 - Michaël Laurent (UZLeuven)|
|09.20 - 09.30||Presentations of the Best Project and Best Publication of the year|
|09.30 - 10.15||Keynote Lecture: Health economic consequences of the treatment gap in postmenopausal osteoporosis – Lieven Annemans (UGent)|
|10.15 - 10.30||Coffee break|
|10.30 - 12.15||Multidisciplinary management of postmenopausal osteoporosis:|
|+ The point of view of the gynecologist – Serge Rozenberg (ULB)
Why gynecologists should be concerned by osteoporosis?
|+ The point of view of the endocrinologist - Bruno Lapauw (UGent)
Endocrine considerations in evaluating fracture risk: what’s new?
|+ The point of view of the laboratory – Etienne Cavalier (ULiège)
When and why should bone biomarkers be measured?
|+ The point of view of the rheumatologist – Stefan Goemaere (UGent)
When should bone densitometry be performed in rheumatologic patients?
|+ The point of view of the geriatrician – Evelien Gielen (UZLeuven)
Osteoporosis in the very elderly: should we treat them differently?
|+ The point of view of the physical and rehabilitation therapist – Jean-François Kaux (ULiège)
How to improve the care path of osteoporotic patients?
|12.15 - 13.15||Satellite symposium by SMB: Testing 25-OH vitamin D: a critical review of current recommendations – Elie Cogan (ULB)|
Online registrations will open soon