ISCD Regional Panel Activities

June 25, 2024

ISCD’s Regional Panels support the development of regional meetings of the ISCD, including educational courses, aim to grow ISCD membership, and advocate for access to bone densitometry and osteoporosis care in their region.

Learn more about the recent activities of some of our ISCD Regional Panels.

UK & Ireland Panel News Update

Panel Members hold regular quarterly meetings and share topical presentations. Recent topics have included TBS in clinical Practice and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw.

The Irish DXA Society recently held a Conference May 10 and 11. If you are interested in highlights from the conference, you may read their newsletter. The UK/Ireland panel will be hosting hands on workshops for Hologic and GE Lunar in Ireland later this fall. Additional information will be provided in future editions of this newsletter.

Latin American Panel News Update

The ISCD Latam Symposium, part of the AMMOM Congress, attracted a hundred participants, including radiologists, endocrinologists, internists, clinicians, and densitometry technicians, among others. The event highlighted the importance of the latest advancements in bone mass evaluation and its implications for clinical practice.

Event Highlights: On June 14th, the Annual AMMOM Congress Puebla 2024 session was held with great success and attendance! The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) Latin American Panel is proud to have participated in the ISCD-AMMOM event “Meet the Professor: Advances in Bone Mass Evaluation: Current Perspectives and Clinical Practice.”

Key Presentations: Experts and members of the ISCD Latin American Panel shared their insights on the latest advances in bone mass evaluation:

  • Update on ISCD Positions and Their Implications for Clinical Practice by Dr. Andrea Olascoaga Gómez de León.
  • The Importance of Proper Monitoring of Bone Mineral Density by Dr. Francisco Torres Naranjo.
  • TBS: Update and Its Utility in Clinical Practice by Tec. Carlos González Muñoz.

The key presentations, delivered by our esteemed experts and members of the ISCD Latin American Panel, were met with great enthusiasm and sparked in-depth discussions with the attendees. This event served as an excellent platform to update and debate crucial topics in clinical densitometry, furthering our collective understanding and knowledge in the field.