​Content and Speakers

Program for 2019 to be updated

Friday November 2, 2018
Time: 08.30-17.00

8.30-9.00:         Breakfast

9.00-9.15       Morten Schiodt, Copenhagen
Welcome, introduction and follow up from first Symposium in 2017

9.15-9.30       Stefano Fedele, London
What is Medication Related Osteonecrosis (MRONJ)?  
Definition, classification, epidemiology, trends

9.30-9.45    Sven Otto, Munich 
Clinical manifestations of MRONJ.

9.45-10.00    Sven Otto, Munich 
What is the evidence for infection as a risk factor for MRONJ?
 (including summary of other risk factors)

10.00-10.20    Roman Guggenberger, Zurich 
Imaging of MRONJ 

    1. Radiologic features
    2. Cone Beam Tomography, CT Scan
    3. Scintigraphy
    4. MR

10.20-10.45:  Coffee Break

10.45-11.00      Sven Otto, Munich
Treatment of MRONJ - 1:
Indications and procedures for minimally invasive surgery for MRONJ  

11.00-11.15      Morten Schiodt, Copenhagen
Treatment of MRONJ – 2:
Indications and procedures for block resections and use of buccal fat pad for closure of maxillary defects

11.15-11.30      Thomas Kofod, Copenhagen
Treatment of MRONJ - 3:
Indications and procedures for continuity resections and major reconstructive surgery of MRONJ, including use of Computer assisted 3D planning

11.30-11.45       Alberto Bedogni, Padova
Treatment of MRONJ - 4:
Results of surgical management of MRONJ based on a clinic-radiological  classification system. An 8-year cohort

11.45-12.00      Bente Brokstad Herlofson, Oslo:
Treatment of MRONJ - 5:
When to treat non-surgically (conservative treatment)
Ethical and other dilemmas

12.00-12.15      Summary and questions from the audience

12.15-13.00:     Lunch

13.00-13.15       Ourania Nicolatou-Galitis, Athens
Periodontal disease and MRONJ
How to distinguish between periodontal disease and MRONJ affecting the periodontal tissues?

13.15-13.30       Stefano Fedele, London
Exposed and non-exposed MRONJ
How do we distinguish between apical periodontitis with periapical fistula and MRONJ?           

13.30-13.40      Morten Schiodt, Copenhagen
Tooth extraction in patients on Antiresorptive treatment
Can we control the risk of MRONJ?

13.40-13.50      Camilla Ottesen, Copenhagen:
Drug holiday:  Should the antiresorptive treatment be paused or stopped when MRONJ is diagnosed?  - or when tooth extraction is needed?

13.50-14.00      Alberto Bedogni, Padova
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors and other new drugs: What is their role in MRONJ?

14.00-14.10     Sanne Werner Møller Andersen, Copenhagen
Is Rehabilitation of MRONJ patients with Dental Implants possible?


14.10-14.30:    Coffee break

14.30 -16.00     Cases to solve for the participants – group work at the tables.

16.00-16.10      Ourania Nicolatou-Galitis, Athens
Prevention of MRONJ.

16.10-16.20      Ourania Nicolatou-Galitis, Athens
Education of health care providers and patients.

16.20-16.55 Round table discussion

Moderator:         Morten Schiodt

Sven Otto, Alberto Bedogni, Ourania Nicolatou-Galitis, Stefano Fedele, Roman Guggenberger, Bente Brokstad Herlofson and Thomas Kofod.

Questions from the audience

16.55-17.00      Morten Schiodt
Summary and Closing the Symposium.

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