World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

On the occasion of the World Osteoporosis Day (Tuesday 20 October 2015), IASO General offers a bone mineral density screening at the advantageous price of 30 euros and a FREE OF CHARGE clinical examination by an Orthopedics or Rheumatology specialist. At the same time, IASO General is holding an information event to give all persons concerned the opportunity to answer all their queries around the disease.

The clinical examination shall be carried out at the Division of Osteoporosis of IASO General. If indicated by the findings of the examination, a Fracture Risk Assessment (FRAX index) shall also be performed.

If you’re interested, call us at +30 210-6502020, from Monday 19 October to Wednesday 21 October (08:00-16:00) and book your consultation. Please note that the offer is only for a limited number of people, on a first-call, first-served basis.

At the same time, the information event titled "Osteoporosis, the silent epidemic" will be held on Tuesday 20 October at 17.00 in the Events Hall of the Clinic. Mr. Nikolaos Lagios, Head of the Division of Osteoporosis and Chief of the 1st Department of Orthopedics at IASO General, shall be the speaker. All attendees shall be entitled to the above offer.

Given its asymptomatic nature in most of the cases, osteoporosis (loss of bone mass) is called the ‘silent epidemic’. Regular screening is a necessary prerequisite for the timely diagnosis and treatment. Osteoporosis can result into serious conditions such as fractures of the hip, wrist and spine, loss of height, kyphosis, changes in body posture and back and chest pains. It affects middle- and old-aged adults and mostly women.

 

For more Press Info, please contact Ms Nancy Christopoulou at the Commercial Department of IASO Group, tel.:+ 30 210 6383917, E-mail: [email protected], or Ms Chrysa Theodorou, tel.: +30 210 6502660, e-mail: [email protected]

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