Duchenne Care Congres

Duchenne Care Conference


Early 2018 an update on the International Care Considerations was published in the Lancet (Neurology)*. During the Duchenne Care Conference on September 7, 2018 in the OBA, the Amsterdam Public Library ,the most relevant topics of these updated Care Considerations were presented followed by discussions on the implementation of the Standards of Care.

Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy


Videos of the conference:  Youtube Duchenne Parent Project .


Management of steroid treatment – 10 days on and 10 days off – dr Erik Niks (LUMC, NL)

Cardiac management of DMD: Implications for the Netherlands – dr Arno Roest (LUMC, NL)

Can eHealth improve care and research in DMD- prof Douwe Atsma (LUMC, NL)

Respiratory management, Dutch approach – prof Peter Wijkstra (UMCG, NL)

Physiotherapy, Standards of Care in the Netherlands – dr Menno van der Holst (LUMC, NL)


For more information: info@duchenne.nl



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