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Osteoporosis : pathophysiology and clinical management.

Author: Robert A Adler
Publisher: New York, NY : Humana Press, 2010.
Series: Contemporary endocrinology (Totowa, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Osteoporosis.
New York, NY : Humana Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009937295
(OCoLC)457133956
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Adler
ISBN: 9781597454599 1597454591 9781934115190 1934115193
OCLC Number: 663096540
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 636 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Determinants of Peak Bone Mass Acquisition / René Rizzoli and Jean-Philippe Bonjour --
Bone Mineral Assessment of the Axial Skeleton : Technical Aspects / Thomas F. Lang --
New Imaging Techniques for Bone / Suchandrima Banerjee, Roland Krug, Sven Prevrhal, and Sharmila Majumdar --
The Clinical Role of Bone Density Scans in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis / Glen M. Blake --
Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover --
Basic Biochemistry and Variability / Markus J. Seibel and Christian Meier --
Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover-Clinical Aspects / Christian Meier, Markus J. Seibel, and Marius E. Kraenzlin --
Biomechanics of Bone / Jacqueline H. Cole and Marjolein C.H. van der Meulen --
Mechanical Influences on Bone Mass and Morphology / Stefan Judex and Clinton Rubin --
Exercise in the Prevention of Osteoporosis-Related Fractures / Belinda R. Beck and Kerri M. Winters-Stone --
The Physiology and Cell Biology of Calcium Transport in Relation to the Development of Osteoporosis / Richard L. Prince --
Calcium, Bone, and Life / Robert P. Heaney --
Basic Aspects of Vitamin D Nutrition / Reinhold Vieth and Gloria Sidhom --
Clinical Aspects of the Use of Vitamin D and Its Metabolites in Osteoporosis / Ian R. Reid --
The Basic Biology of Estrogenand Bone / Maria Schuller Almeida --
Estrogens and Estrogen Agonists/Antagonists / Robert Lindsay --
Androgen Action in Bone : Basic Cellular and Molecular Aspects / Kristine M. Wiren --
Androgen Actions on Bone : Clinical Aspects / Stefan Goemaere, Guy T'Sjoen, and Jean-Marc Kaufman --
Salmon Calcitonin : An Update on Its Clinical Utility in Osteoporosis / Charles H. Chesnut III and Moise Azria --
Bisphosphonate Mechanisms of Action / Alfred A. Reszka --
Bisphosphonates --
Treatment of Osteoporosis / Ann Cranney --
Basic Aspects of PTH in Skeletal Health / J.M. Hock --
Clinical Use of Parathyroid Hormone in Osteoporosis / John P. Bilezikian --
Screening for Osteoporosis / Margaret L. Gourlay --
Osteoporosis in Men / Robert A. Adler --
Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis / Michael Maricic --
Transplantation Osteoporosis / Emily Stein and Elizabeth Shane --
Adherence, Compliance, and Persistence with Osteoporosis Therapies / Valentina I. Petkov and Melissa I. Williams.
Series Title: Contemporary endocrinology (Totowa, N.J.)

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