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Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

ISBN-10: 0977888215

ISBN-13: 9780977888214

Edition: 7th 2008

Authors: Juliet E. Compston, Jane B. Lian, Clifford J. Rosen

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Description:

This comprehensive yet concise handbook is an indispensable reference for the many clinicians who see patients with disorders of bone formation, metabolic bone diseases, or disorders of stone formation. It is also a crucial tool for researchers, students, and all other professionals working in the bone field. In a format designed for quick reference, it provides complete information on the symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of all common and rare bone and mineral disorders. New in this edition: detailed coverage of osteonecrosis of the jaw, more in-depth coverage of cancer and bone including new approaches to pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment; new approaches to anabolic therapy of osteoporosis; the latest research on Vitamin D; expanded coverage of international topics; more on the genetics of bone mass; and newer imaging techniques for the skeleton. In addition, this edition features a free, online-only appendix of medicines used to treat bone disorders and their availability around the world.
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 537
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation
Skeletal Physiology
Mineral Homeostasis
Investigation of Metabolic Bone Diseases
Osteoporosis
Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis
Cancer and Bone
Sclerosing and Dysplastic Bone Diseases
Approach to Nephrolithiasis
Oral and Maxillofacial Biology and Pathology
Appendix