hrp0094p2-86 | Bone, growth plate and mineral metabolism | ESPE2021
, Tischlinger Katharina
, Laurer Elisabeth
, Hortenhuber Thomas
, Hogler Wolfgang
Introduction: Vertebral fractures (VFs) are a common and severe finding in secondary and primary osteoporosis. VFs in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) are an important factor of morbidity and mortality and their presence serves as supportive evidence to initiate bisphosphonate (BP) therapy. In children, VFs have the potential to reshape and regain their original configuration. Vertebral reshaping is regarded a desired effect of BP therapy in children...