Story Check As the first Chief Executive Officer of Dachverband Osteologie (DVO) e. V., Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Kurth advocates guideline-based osteoporosis treatment.
- The DVO osteoporosis guidelines support physicians when assessing which individual patient has what kind of risk of suffering from an osteoporotic fracture (case finding).
- The development of integrated treatment models (Fracture Liaison Services) for the prevention of osteoporosis-related subsequent fractures is very important.
- Orthoses that straighten the spine are a component and an appropriate measure in the non-surgical treatment of acute stable osteoporotic fractures.