Retrospective Evaluation of Patients Diagnosed with Osteogenesis Imperfecta


ASLAN M. T. , EREN E. , SAĞLAM H. , Tarim Ö. F.

GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS, vol.15, no.1, pp.1-5, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcp.26234
  • Title of Journal : GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5
  • Keywords: Osteogenesis imperfecta, pamidronate, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, INTRAVENOUS PAMIDRONATE, CHILDREN, ALENDRONATE, THERAPY

Abstract

Introduction: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a hereditary disease that impairs the quality of life by frequent bone fractures. The objective of our study is to retrospectively evaluate patients diagnosed with OI and to come up with helpful data that will assist developing new diagnosis and treatment protocols.