RESEARCH

Focus Groups – Key4OI Plus

Some people felt that the project Key4OI were missing some important aspects of adult health in OI, when the first set of outcome measures in OI was developed. Now the project wants to develop an additional, supplementary set of outcome measures for 4 new areas.   Ears, teeth, lungs and heart Key4OI wants to develop…

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Photo of OI-expert Richard Kruse wearing a suit and a conference badge.MEDICAL

Interview with Dr. Kruse

Dr. Richard W. Kruse recently published a new book on surgery in OI. OIFE was one of the consultants in the writing of the book, to secure that the voices of people with OI were represented. But dr. Kruse is not only a writer. He’s a busy doctor involved in many different projects and activities…

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MEMBERS

New OI song

Check out the new OI-song «Count on Me» performed by 21 singers from the OI-community in 10 different countries! The project was initiated by supporting member of OIFE Care4BrittleBones. Well done!  

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OIFE

OIFE MAB-meeting on Key4OI & EuRR-Bone

Friday the 19th the Medical Advisory Board (MAB) of OIFE came together for their 2nd meeting in 2020. The topics included Key4OI and the new rare bone registry EuRR-Bone. In addition to the OIFE MAB, we had invited the OIFE EC, our resource group on registries and Tracy Hart from the OI Foundation. In total…

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EDITORIALS

It’s a small world…

Fear is the path to the dark side, they said in Star Wars. Because fear can be used as a political tool to convince people to do their social distancing. But fear can also be destructive and cause anxiety. Especially for people who are part of the risk group of Covid-19. How tired we are…

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OIFE

Seasonal Greetings from OIFE

Dear friends & contacts of OIFE. It’s Christmas Eve in Switzerland and I’m taking a moment before family dinner to look back on the year that has passed. To be honest it has been 12 months of ups and downs in the OIFE. To start with the saddest part, it has been a challenging and…

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MEDICAL

Consensus paper physiotherapy

On the occasion of the 13th International Conference on Osteogenesis imperfecta in August 2017 an expert panel was convened to develop an international consensus paper regarding physical rehabilitation in children and adolescents with Osteogenesis imperfecta. The paper has now been published. The project was initiated by OIFE’s supporting member Care4BrittleBones, but OIFE assisted with spreading…

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