IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis

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Recent Advances in Osteoarthritis
(updated 22.3.2002)

Tuesday May 14, 2002
14:00 to 17:30 (Auditorium 1)

A Symposium organised by IOF – International Osteoporosis Foundation in collaboration with ILAR – International League of Associations in Rheumatology and OARSI – Osteoarthritis Research Society International

Chairmen
TASHIN HADIDI, Egypt
SERGIO JIMENEZ, USA

14:00 CYRUS COOPER, UK
Epidemiology, risk factors, burden of the disease and prevalence.
 
14:30 ROLAND MOSKOWITZ, USA
What do cellular and animal models predict for the clinical management of osteoarthritis?
 
15:00 CHARLES PETERFY, USA
Imaging of osteoarthritis
 
15:30 PIERRE D. DELMAS, France
Clinical Use of Biochemical Markers of Bone, Cartilage, and Synovium Turnover in Osteoarthritis
 
16:00 JEAN-PIERRE PELLETIER, Canada
Therapeutic Targets in Osteoarthritis: New Challenges
 
16:30 MARC HOCHBERG, USA
COX-2 Selective Inhibitors in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis
 
17:00 JEAN-YVES REGINSTER, Belgium
Structure-modifying drugs in osteoarthritis
 
17:30 ADJOURN
 
17:45-19:45 Satellite Symposium (Auditorium 2)
Management of Pain with COX-2 Inhibition
Merck Sharp & Dohme

Delegates registered for the IOF WCO Lisbon 10 – 14 May 2002 may attend the Recent Advances in Osteoarthritis Symposium and sponsored Osteoarthritis Symposium at no additional cost.