Bone Disease Of Organ Transplantation

Hardcover | December 28, 2004

byJuliet CompstonEditorElizabeth Shane

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Bone disease, particularly osteoporosis, has emerged as a common and serious complication of solid organ transplantation. In recent years there have been real advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of bone loss, however treatment studies have been relatively sparse and successful strategies to reduce skeletal morbidity after transplantation remain to be clearly established. This book provides a unique resource for the many health professionals involved with transplantation of bone disease, both in terms of its scientific background and the management of the disease in clinical practice. Contents:-Basic Transplantation and Bone Biology-Pathogenesis of Transplantation Related Bone Disease-Clinical Features of Transplantation Bone Disease-Management

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Bone disease, particularly osteoporosis, has emerged as a common and serious complication of solid organ transplantation. In recent years there have been real advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of bone loss, however treatment studies have been relatively sparse and successful strategies to reduce skel...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:350 pages, 10.25 × 7.25 × 0.98 inPublished:December 28, 2004Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0121835022

ISBN - 13:9780121835026

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Contents:
-Basic Transplantation and Bone Biology
-Pathogenesis of Transplantation Related Bone Disease
-Clinical Features of Transplantation Bone Disease
-Management

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"...a useful and needed review for those involved in the investigation or management of transplant-related bone disease."
Matt J. Koch MD, Washington University School of Medicine for Doodys