Join us at SICOT for a special joint session dedicated to secondary fracture prevention!

There's still time to register - don't miss this joint session which will focus on fragility fractures in orthopaedic surgery. The IOF-SICOT Symposium is open and free to all!

IOF is proud to participate at the SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress (10-13 October 2018, Montreal) by co-hosting an interactive session. The session is dedicated to fragility fracture management and how orthopedists can play an important role in decreasing the care gap and preventing secondary fractures. We invite all IOF members and followers in the orthopaedic field to attend!  The IOF Symposium will take place on 10 October (14:00-17:30) - it is open and free to all. See special registration page

Osteoporosis (fragility) fractures in Orthopaedic Surgery
- Interactive case discussion

Chairmen: Julio C. Fernandes & Kassim Javaid

General Objectives: This symposium is intended to raise awareness and propose solutions on fragility fracture management in orthopaedics: decreasing care gap and preventing subsequent fractures. All cases will be presented by experts in fragility fracture management with live interaction with the symposium participants. This activity is endorsed by Osteoporosis Canada, SICOT and IOF.

At the end of the symposium, the attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the epidemiology of fragility fractures and subsequent fracture;
  • Understand how fragility fractures impact patients and doctors;
  • Understand individual risk factors and the risks and benefits recognizing the underlying osteoporosis in patients that sustained a fragility fracture;
  • Introduce best clinical practice guidelines and treatments available in their own practices in fragility fractures prevention;
  • Implement fracture liaison services approach to prevent subsequent fractures.

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