Atlas of Osteoporosis / Edition 3

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Overview

The Atlas of Osteoporosis, now in full color, is the largest and highest-quality collection of images relating to all areas of osteoporosis. The new third edition includes photographs, slides of pathology and histology specimens, radiographic images, flow charts, schematics, anatomical illustrations, tables, and charts. Designed to be useful to a broad readership interested in the disorder, the Atlas includes well-established basics of osteoporosis (skeletal biology, nutrition, exercise, and growth) and new developments in the field. Sections that have been significantly expanded include genetics, bone densitometry, and the laboratory evaluation of bone disorders. The striking, four-color format combined with the breadth of information it contains make this book an invaluable resource for researchers, physicians, and all professionals involved in the study and treatment of osteoporosis.

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From the reviews of the third edition:

“This third edition of the Atlas of Osteoporosis will be useful to a broad readership. This book provides extensive data on physical modifications in fragile bone, bone mass acquisition, and epidemiology of osteoporosis. … In summary, this book that is particularly well documented and easy to read will interest both junior and senior trauma surgeons.” (Patrick Simon, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, Vol. 21, 2011)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781573402965
  • Publisher: Current Medicine Group
  • Publication date: 4/13/2009
  • Edition description: 3rd ed. 2009
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 12.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

The Nature of Osteoporosis - Osteoclasts, Osteoblasts, Osteocytes: The Cellular Organization of Bone - Bone Acquisition and Peak Bone Mass - Genetics of Osteoporosis - Biomechanics of Bone - Bone Quality - Epidemiology of Osteoporosis and Associated Fractures - Factors That Influence Adult Bone Mass - Glucocorticoids and Bone - Transplantation and Bone - Estrogen-Dependent Bone Loss and Osteoporosis - Osteoporosis in Men - Renal Bone Disease - Immobilization Osteoporosis - Radiology of Osteoporotic Fracture - Laboratory Assessment of Skeletal Status - Bone Densitometry in Osteoporosis Care - Role of Nonpharmacologic Approach to Fracture and Osteoporosis - Bisphosphonate Therapy for Osteoporosis - Bone Anabolic Agents - New Therapeutic Agents

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