Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management by Robert A. AdlerOsteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management by Robert A. Adler

Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management

EditorRobert A. Adler

Paperback | November 2, 2011

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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: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management, Second Edition, leading experts in a variety of fields have once again provided a wealth of invaluable, state-of-the-art information to illuminate the major scientific and clinical aspects of osteoporosis.
Title:Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:November 2, 2011Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Determinants of peak bone mass acquisitionRene Rizzoli and Jean-Philippe BonjourChapter 2: Bone mineral assessment of the axial skeleton: technical aspectsThomas F. LangChapter 3: New imaging techniques for boneSuchandrima Banerjee, Roland Krug, Sven Prevrhal, and Sharmila MajumdarChapter 4: The clinical role of bone density scans in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosisGlen M. BlakeChapter 5: Biochemical markers of bone turnover - basic biochemistry and variabilityMarkus J. Seibel and Christian MeierChapter 6: Biochemical markers of bone turnover - clinical aspectsChristian Meier, Markus J. Seibel, Marius E. KraenzlinChapter 7: Biomechanics of boneJacqueline H. Cole and Marjolein van der MeulenChapter 8: Mechanical influences on bone mass and morphologyStefan Judex and Clinton RubinChapter 9: Exercise in the prevention of osteoporosis-related fracturesBelinda R. Beck and Kerri M. Winters-StoneChapter 10: The physiology of and cell biology of calcium transport in relation to the development of osteoporosisRichard L. PrinceChapter 11: Calcium, bone, and lifeRobert P. HeaneyChapter 12: Basic aspects of Vitamin D nutritionReinhold Veith and Gloria SidhomChapter 13: Clinical aspects of the use of vitamin D and its metabolites in osteoporosisIan R. ReidChapter 14: The basic biology of estrogen and boneMaria Schuller AlmeidaChapter 15: Estrogens and Estrogen Agonists/AntagonistsRobert LindsayChapter 16: Androgen action in bone: basic cellular and molecular aspectsKristen M. WirenChapter 17: Androgens actions on bone - clinical aspectsStefan Goemaere, Guy T'Sjoen, and Jean-Marc KaufmanChapter 18: Salmon calcitonin: an update on its clinical utility in osteoporosisCharles H. Chesnut III and Moise AzriaChapter 19: Bisphosphonate mechanisms of actionAlfred A. RezkaChapter 20: Bisphosphonates - treatment of osteoporosisAnn CranneyChapter 21: Basic aspects of parathyroid hormone in skeletal healthJanet M. HockChapter 22: Clinical use of parathyroid hormone in osteoporosisJohn P. BilezikianChapter 23: Screening for osteoporosisMargaret L. GourlayChapter 24: Osteoporosis in menRobert A. AdlerChapter 25: Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosisMichael MaricicChapter 26: Transplantation osteoporosisEmily Stein and Elizabeth ShaneChapter 27: Treatment compliance and adherenceMelissa I. Williams and Valentina I. Petkov

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From the reviews of the second edition:"This new book shows how osteoporosis can be reliably diagnosed, treated and prevented while it continues to remain undetected among patients and continues to severe physical, social, functional and psychological consequences including increased mortality and morbidity. Doctor Adler and his famous contributors have reliably extended the excellent work of Doctors Eric S Orwoll and Michael Bliziotes in exploring this disorder . . Comprehensive therapists can improve this unfortunate situation and will aided in their quest by studying this new book." (William H. Wehrmacher and Harry Messmore, Comprehensive Therapy, Spring, 2010)"This comprehensive book on the pathophysiology and therapeutic management of osteoporosis helpfully presents the basic aspects of the disease followed by clinical aspects. . This is a wonderful book for students and trainees interested in understanding osteoporosis. It is also very easy to read and would be a very good resource for endocrine fellows. . Practicing endocrinologists will find the new chapters on osteoporosis in men and adherence to therapy very relevant. Fellows in training also will find this book very helpful." (Kaveeta P. Vasisht, Doody's Review Service, June, 2010)