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9th Regional Osteoporosis Conference

17-5-2008 Saturday


13:00 – 14:30

Roche Luncheon Symposium
Chairperson: Dr. Andrew YY Ho

N-Bisphosphonates Fracture Efficacy Focusing on an Extended Dosing Therapy with Ibandronate 

Prof. Solomon Epstein (US) 

14:30 – 14:45

Opening Ceremony

The Hon. Dr. Che-Hung Leong

Session I

Asia Osteoporosis Forum : Osteoporosis Care in Asia
Moderator: Prof. Annie Kung

14:45 – 16:30

Expert Panel Presentation on Osteoporosis Care in Asia cum Inauguration of the Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies (AFOS)

Experts from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand

16:30 – 16:50                   COFFEE   BREAK

Session II

Scientific Session – Clinical Risk Factors
Chairperson: Dr. Tak-Cheong Cheung

16:50 – 17:20

Absolute Risk Factor as a Tool to Improve Treatment Guidelines

Prof. Solomon Epstein (US)

17:20 – 17:50

Clinical Risk Factors of Osteoporotic Fracture in Hong Kong

Prof. Annie Kung (HK)

18-5-2008 Sunday

Session III

Joint Symposium with the Hong KongCollege of Radiologists
Chairpersons: Drs. Frankie Choi, Jennifer Khoo

09:00 – 09:30

Clinical Densitometry: Current Status and Future Prospects

Dr. William SK Cheung (HK)

09:30 – 10:00

Bone Mass and Architecture Determination

Dr. Gregory E Antonio &
Prof. James F Griffith (HK)

10:00 – 10:30

MRI: Going Beyond Bone Mass

Prof. James F Griffith (HK)

10:30 – 11:00              POSTER  SESSION  &  COFFEE  BREAK

Session IV

Scientific Session: Fall and Fracture
Chairperson: Dr. Eddie SL Chow

11:00 – 11:40

Assessment of Fall in the Elderly

Dr. Francis CK Mok (HK)

11:40 – 12:20

Hip Protectors – Old & New

Prof. Kwok-Sui Leung (HK)

Session V 

MSD Luncheon Symposium
Chairperson: Dr. Man-Fuk Leung

12:20 – 13:45 

New Concepts in Osteoporosis Management – Vitamin D

Prof. Serge L Ferrari (Switzerland)

Session VI 

Servier Symposium
Chairperson: Prof. Annie Kung

13:45 – 14:45

Dilemma of Osteoporosis Treatment

Prof. Siew-Pheng Chan (Malaysia)

Session VII 

Scientific Session: Practical Osteoporosis Management
Chairpersons: Dr. Ka-Kui Lee

14:45 – 15:25

Monitoring of Treatment of Osteoporosis

Dr. Andrew YY Ho (HK)

15:25 – 16:05

Will Bisphosphonates Affect Fracture Healing ?

Dr. Sheung-Wai Law (HK)

16:05 – 16:45

Adverse Effects of Bisphosphonates: How Common ?

Dr. Tai-Pang Ip (HK)

ISCD Bone Densitometry Course
Technologist Lectures and Exam Schedule

ISCD Bone Densitometry Course
Clinician Lectures and Exam Schedule