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ea0039ep14 | Bone | BSPED2015

Increase in lean mass may augment gains in bone mass and size in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta treated with bisphosphonates

Gopal Kothandapani Jaya Sujatha , Sritharan Shironisha , Jacques Richard , Bishop Nick , Dimitri Paul

Background: The role of bisphosphonates in improving bone mass in patients with osteogenesis impefercta (OI) is well established. However, the impact of bisphosphonate therapy on body composition in relation to increasing bone mass remains relatively unexplored.Methods: Change in DXA-derived subtotal body (TBLH) and lumbar spine (LS: L1–L4) bone mineral content (BMC (g)), bone area (BA (cm2)), areal bone mineral density (aBMD (g/cm2<...