2024 Clinical Update Symposium

Long-term pharmacological treatment of osteoporosis: how and when to switch?


Organized by the BBC board
Moderator: Evelien Gielen (UZ Leuven) & Olivier Bruyère (ULiège)

The Belgian Bone Club is delighted to invite you to its 2024 BBC Clinical Update Symposium which will take place at the Area 42, in Brussels, on January 20, 2024.

Physical Event

Date: January 20, 2024
Venue: Area 42, Rue des Palais 46, 1030 Brussels

INAMI/RIZIV Accredition: 3 credit points in the category "6 - Ethics and Economy"
To be credited, you will have to fill in a form available at the registration desk, at the end of the event

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08.15 08.30 WELCOME COFFEE
08.30 08.45 Belgian Bone Club General Assembly
08.45 08.50 Introduction to the Clinical Update Symposium
Evelien Gielen (UZ Leuven)
08.50 09.15 Literature overview of 2023
Michaël Laurent (AZ Imelda)
09.15 09.30 FRAX 2.0
Nicholas Harvey (Southampton)
09.30 09.45 Presentations of the BBC Awards
Evelien Gielen (UZ Leuven)
09.45 10.15 BREAK
10.15 11.00 How can we use bone-forming agents to close the gap in osteoporosis : Stand alone, sequential or combined ?
Jean-Yves Reginster (ULiège)
11.00 11.30 Long-term treatment with bisphosphonates, are there concerns?
Nicholas Harvey (Southampton)
11.30 12.00 Osteoporosis management in chronic kidney insufficiency
Pieter Evenepoel
12.00 13.00
UCB Sponsored Symposium
Chair: Jean-Jacques Body & Michael Laurent
Importance of vertebral fractures in osteoporosis management of postmenopauzal women: Guidance for clinical practice
Tove Borgen (Drammen Noorwegen)
13.00 LUNCH