Acetabular surgery in adults with osteogenesis imperfecta is challenging because of the potential for preexisting acetabular protrusio, osteopenia, compromised tissue quality, and a predisposition.
The Adult Health Initiative: Working to Improve the Health and Well-being of Adults with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. The Adult Health Initiative is a multi-year effort sponsored by the OI Foundation. It is a series of research projects, publications, and outreach efforts to OI Adults and their Physicians.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease, is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones. Found in both children and adults it causes spine, hip, and pelvic deformities leading to occasional constipation found in children.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder characterized by bones that break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. It is caused by a genetic defect that affects the body’s production of type I collagen, which is the major protein in connective tissue. An expert center for adults with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) has been founded at the Isala Hospital in Zwolle, the Netherlands to achieve optimal care for adults with OI.
Feb 03, · Adults with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) have a high risk of fracture. Currently, few treatment options are available, and bone anabolic therapies have .