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The Osteoporosis Paradox: The Neglected Disease

Held during the 2nd International meeting on Social and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Bone Disease, Liège, Belgium, 7 December 2000, this symposium, sponsored by MSD, featured presentations from leading osteoporosis experts.

See meeting report (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Differences In Osteoporosis Diagnosis And Treatment In Europe: Results Of The IOF Survey
Summary and slide presentation (PDF file, 86 KB)
by Mary Anderson, International Osteoporosis Foundation

Why Is Osteoporosis Considered Different?
Summary and slide presentation (PDF file, 96 KB)
by Pierre Delmas, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Claude Bernard University of Lyon, Department of Rheumatology and Bone Diseases, Hopital E. Herriot, Lyon, France

Why Are So Few Women With Fractures Diagnosed And Treated In Europe?
Summary and slide presentation (PDF file, 84 KB)
by Olof Johnell, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, Malmö General Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

The Osteoporosis Paradox: The Neglected Disease
Summary and slide presentation from the introduction and conclusion (PDF files, 84 and 70 KB)
by J.Y. Reginster, MD, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health; Director, WHO Collaborating Center, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium

Short biographies of speakers

This website presentation is sponsored by a grant from Merck Sharp and Dohme.

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