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Osteoporosis Pathophysiology and Clinical Management

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ISBN-10: 1934115193

ISBN-13: 9781934115190

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Robert A. Adler

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Osteoporosis is a widespread disorder with significant worldwide health and economic impact. In the second edition of the highly successful Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management, new editor Robert A. Adler, MD, uses the same approach as the first edition, pairing a chapter on the basic science of a disorder followed by a chapter on its clinical aspects. Updated and expanded, this second edition includes many new chapters reflecting the growing literature on osteoporosis. New topics cover such areas as methods of bone imaging, screening for osteoporosis, adherence to therapy, and even a novel and exciting chapter on osteoporosis in men, to name just several. In Osteoporosis:…    
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Book details

List price: $219.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Humana Press
Publication date: 12/14/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 636
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Preface
Contributors
Determinants of Peak Bone Mass Acquisition
Bone Mineral Assessment of the Axial Skeleton: Technical Aspects
New Imaging Techniques for Bone
The Clinical Role of Bone Density Scans in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis
Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover - Basic Biochemistry and Variability
Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover - Clinical Aspects
Biomechanics of Bone
Mechanical Influences on Bone Mass and Morphology
Exercise in the Prevention of Osteoporosis-Related Fractures
The Physiology and Cell Biology of Calcium Transport in Relation to the Development of Osteoporosis
Calcium, Bone, and Life
Basic Aspects of Vitamin D Nutrition
Clinical Aspects of the Use of Vitamin D and its Metabolitesin Osteoporosis
The Basic Biology of Estrogen and Bone
Estrogens and Estrogen Agonists/Antagonists
Androgen Action in Bone: Basic Cellular and Molecular Aspects
Androgen Actions on Bone: Clinical Aspects
Salmon Calcitonin: An Update on its Clinical Utility in Osteoporosis
Bisphosphonate Mechanisms of Action
Bisphosphonates - Treatment of Osteoporosis
Basic Aspects of PTH in Skeletal Health
Clinical Use of Parathyroid Hormone in Osteoporosis
Screening for Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis in Men
Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
Transplantation Osteoporosis
Adherence, Compliance, and Persistence with Osteoporosis Therapies
Subject Index