Program

Chairman: Vladimir Palicka (Hradec Kralove)
 

8:45 – 9:30 am
 
REGISTRATION and coffee
 
9:30 – 9:35 am
BONE TURNOVER MARKERS: AN INTRODUCTION
9:35 – 10:05 am

                                
BONE REMODELLING & THE INTERPRETATION OF BONE TURNOVER MARKER (BTM) RESULTS
Richard Eastell (Sheffield, UK)
10:05 – 10:35 am
 
PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF MEASUREMENT & SELECTION OF MARKER
Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch (Graz, Austria)
10:35 – 11:05 am
 
SOURCES OF VARIABILITY IN BTM
Jennifer Walsh (Sheffield, UK)

11:05 – 11:30 am
 

Coffee Break
 
11:30 am – noon

 
USE OF BTM IN OSTEOPOROSIS: SHARED CARE PROTOCOLS IN PRIMARY CARE
Jennifer Walsh (Sheffield, UK)
noon – 1:00 pm
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS
Group A:
 
Protocols & Case Examples for the use of BTM in osteoporosis practice
Jennifer Walsh (Sheffield, UK) & Richard Pikner (Klatovy, Czech R.)
Group B:
 
Submitted case discussion
Eugene McCloskey (Sheffield, UK) & Vladimir Palicka (Hradec Kralove, Czech R.)
Group C:
 
Using BTM for osteoporosis treatment: research application
Richard Eastell (Sheffield, UK) & Jan Rosa (Prague, Czech R.)
1:00 – 1:40 pm
Lunch
 
1:40 – 2:30 pm

 
METABOLIC BONE DISEASES IN ADULTS
(Pagets, Osteomalacia, Giop & Phpt)
Eugene McCloskey (Sheffield, UK)
2:30 – 3:00 pm
 
METABOLIC BONE DISEASE OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISORDER
Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch (Graz, Austria)
3:00 – 3:30 pm
 
WHEN AND HOW TO USE BONE HISTOMORPHOMETRY
Richard Eastell (Sheffield, UK)

3:30 – 3:50 pm
 

Coffee break
 
3:50 – 4:50 pm
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS
Group A:
 
Protocols for the use of BTM in osteoporosis practice
Jennifer Walsh (Sheffield, UK) & Richard Pikner (Klatovy, Czech R.)
Group B:
 
Case discussion
Richard Eastell (Sheffield, UK) & Jan Rosa (Prague, Czech R.)
Group C:
 
Using BTM in metabolic bone disease
Eugene McCloskey (Sheffield, UK) & Vladimir Palicka (Hradec Kralove, Czech R.)
5:10 – 5:30 pm
 
EXPERT PANEL: Questions & answers
All Speakers
5:30 pm
CLOSE OF DAY