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The investigators have currently finished conducting an international multi-center trial that compares the efficacy and safety of pamidronate and zoledronate in the treatment of moderate to severe forms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). This trial has included only children above one year of age. The aim of the current study is to extend the observations of that currently finished study to infants below 1 year of age. Moreover, it is possible to administer zoledronate in a single short infusion instead of the three-day cycles with Pamidronate, therefore decreasing patient and family burdens with shorter stays in the hospital.
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Shriners Hospital for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:42-0400
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A clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of hereditary conditions characterized by malformed DENTAL ENAMEL, usually involving DENTAL ENAMEL HYPOPLASIA and/or TOOTH HYPOMINERALIZATION.
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The process of bone formation. Histogenesis of bone including ossification.
An autosomal dominant disorder of tooth development characterized by opalescent dentin resulting in discoloration of the teeth, ranging from dusky blue to brownish. The dentin is poorly formed with an abnormally low mineral content; the pulp canal is obliterated, but the enamel is normal. The teeth usually wear down rapidly, leaving short, brown stumps. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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