Bone Club Conference

Atypical femoral fractures



Date
March 4, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Chaithra Prasad, MD
Clinical Fellow, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location
1195 BST
Category
School of Medicine - Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

1. To understand the epidemiology of atypical femoral fractures.

2. To be able to recognize the clinical presentation of atypical femoral fractures.

3. To be able to distinguish atypical femoral fractures from common low energy osteoporosis- related hip fractures.

4. To be able to accurately describe the risk of atypical femoral fractures associated with bisphosphonate therapy when counseling patients.