Pamidronate //:: in the bisphosphonate family, a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone density. "Previous studies of OI bone have suggested that abnormal activity of osteoclasts and osteoblasts (the cells that form new bone) contribute to the bone's fragility. In normal bone, the osteoblasts are producing new, healthy bone to replace the older bone… Continue reading Pamidronate treatment
Niko's 3rd and 4th months are filled with his first Hallowed, his second Pamidronate treatment and his first Thanksgiving! Although in a whirlwind of moving, kids, holidays, and all things OI, I start to welcome normalcy... our "new" normal.
In Niko's first 2 months of life, he had his first surgery and his first Pamidronate infusion! This is a treatment for Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and Niko will get it for as long as he is growing.