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Turkish Joint Diseases Foundation

2nd Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis Congress

Turkish Joint Diseases Foundation is organizing a congress on osteoporosis and osteoarthritis in Antalya, Turkey. The aim of the meeting is to increase the awareness and the knowledge of the orthopaedic surgeons on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis. With a multidisciplinary approach, the incidence, the prevalence, and the burden of this silent epidemic will be discussed.

The speakers answered the following questions

What is osteoporosis?
Why should the orthopedic surgeon be concerned?
How should the patients with osteoporotic fractures be evaluated?
Who to treat?
How to treat?
The medical treatment of osteoarthritis discussed in this meeting. The orthopaedic surgeons told that most of patients with osteoarthritis can be managed with conservative measures.

The economical aspects have also discussed during the congress.


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