IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis

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Satellite Symposia
(updated 26.4.2002)

Saturday, May 11, 2002
17:30 – 19:15 (Hall 2)

New Findings on the Effect of Alfacalcidol and D-Hormone Analogs on Fractures

Sponsor: Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Teijin Ltd., and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Co-chairs: J.Y. Reginster and J.D. Ringe


Relevance of bone mineral density, bone quality and falls in reduction of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures
J.Y. Reginster

Mode of action of Alfacalcidol versus plain vitamin D on bone remodeling and bone quality
K. Ikeda

Multifactorial pathogenesis of falls as a basis for multifactorial interventions
M. Runge

Physiological interventions to prevent bone loss, falls and nonvertebral fractures in elderly women (STOPIT-Study)
J.C. Gallagher