Osteoporosis in haemophilic patient, rehabilitative aspects

Franco, Patrizia (2012) Osteoporosis in haemophilic patient, rehabilitative aspects. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 9 (2). pp. 96-99. ISSN 1971-3266

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The continuous improvement of substitution and antiviral treatments available to date (at least in countries with greater economic and social development) allow better survival of patients with haemophilia, both as regards the duration and quality of life, to the point that the haemophilic arthropathy, that is the co-morbidity almost always present and extremely debilitating, come to be treated successfully using prosthetic joint replacement surgery. This has further highlighted other aspects of disease such as osteopenia or osteoporosis, which frequently occurs in these patients, and in recent years has aroused the interest of research. Rehabilitation plays a vital role in helping to tackle the different risk factors in young patients, in containing the consequences of the disease on the skeletal and muscle apparatus such as on the recovery after surgery and prosthetic

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Haemophilia; arthritis; osteoporosis; rehabilitation
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 611 Anatomia; Citologia; Istologia umana > 611.7 Sistema muscoloscheletrico, tegumento
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2013 14:43
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2013 14:43
URI: http://eprints.bice.rm.cnr.it/id/eprint/6042

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