LOEP recommended as treatment option for patients at very high risk of hip fragility fractures

A recent position paper by a working group organized by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society on the Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis (ESCEO) defined the risk threshold for patients to be considered for available systemic and local treatments, including a Local Osteo-Enhancement Procedure (LOEP). The risk threshold varies by age and gender and can be determined using the FRAX risk assessment tool. The risk level of the potential treatment group for LOEP is the same as that being suggested for anabolic therapy. You can read more about the treatment selection algorithm here

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AGN1 LOEP proof-of-concept clinical study published in Osteoporosis International

This proof-of-concept clinical study was conducted at Copley Hospital in Morrisville, Vermont (U.S.) and followed 12 women with postmenopausal osteoporosis of the hip for up to seven years following treatment of one hip with AGN1 LOEP.  

 

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