Osteoporosis

Now in its third edition, Osteoporosis, is the most comprehensive, authoritative reference on this disease. Written by renowned experts in the field, this two-volume reference is a must-have for academic and medical libraries, physicians, researchers, and any company involved in osteoporosis research and development. Worldwide, 200 million women between 60-80 suffer from osteoporosis and have a lifetime risk of fracture between 30 and 40 percent continuing to make osteoporosis a hot topic in medicine. This newest edition covers everything from basic anatomy and physiology to diagnosis, management and treatment in a field where direct care costs for osteoporitic fractures in the U.S. reach up to $18 billion each year. NEW TO THIS EDITION: *Recognizes the critical importance of the Wnt signaling pathway for bone health *Incorporates new chapters on osteocytes, phosphatonins, mouse genetics, and CNS and bone *Examines essential updates on estrogen prevention and treatment and the recent results from the WHI *Discusses the controversial topics of screening and clinical trial design for drug registration *Includes essential updates on therapeutic uses of calcium, vitamin D, SERMS, bisphosphonates, and parathyroid hormone * Offers critical reviews of reproductive and hormonal risk factors, ethnicity, nutrition, therapeutics, management, and economics comprising a tremendous wealth of knowledge in a single source not found elsewhere

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  • Author : Robert Marcus
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 2016 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080553474
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Osteoporosis For Dummies

Osteoporosis For Dummies
  • Author : Carolyn Riester O'Connor,Sharon Perkins, RN
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 01 July 2005
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Facts and advice to help people understand and prevent osteoporosis There are an estimated 55 million Americans over the age of 50 who have low bone mass. This easy-to-understand guide helps readers assess their risk and find a practical approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. It covers bone density tests and a wide range of treatment options for osteoporosis-from hormone replacement therapy and acupuncture to calcium-rich foods, supplements, and exercise-and offers pointers on preventing broken hips and other common

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
  • Author : Robert Marcus,David Feldman,Dorothy Nelson,Clifford Rosen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 November 2007
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Now in its third edition, Osteoporosis, is the most comprehensive, authoritative reference on this disease. Written by renowned experts in the field, this two-volume reference is a must-have for academic and medical libraries, physicians, researchers, and any company involved in osteoporosis research and development. Worldwide, 200 million women between 60-80 suffer from osteoporosis and have a lifetime risk of fracture between 30 and 40 percent continuing to make osteoporosis a hot topic in medicine. This newest edition covers everything from basic anatomy and

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
  • Author : Alison J. Black,Rena Sandison,David M. Reid
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 05 February 2009
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Osteoporosis affects an estimated 3 million people in the UK. The condition causes the bones to become more fragile and therefore more prone to fractures, along with pain, a loss of movement and an inability to perform daily tasks. One in two women and one in five men in the UK will suffer a fracture after the age of 50. Aimed at patients and carers, this book covers topics such as who is affected, what the risk factors are, and how patients

Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis

Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis
  • Author : Alan Gaby
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release : 19 April 1995
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You Can Fight—and Even Reverse—Bone Loss How strong are your bones? At 35, a woman's battle against bone loss begins. And, it intensifies with menopause and beyond. Conventional medicine has offered such controversial therapies as estrogen replacement, a treatment that is potentially dangerous and only partially effective. Now, Dr. Gaby, one of the foremost authorities on nutritional and natural medicine, offers practical advice on osteoporosis that substantially increases a woman's chances for maintainting and even regaining normal bone mass.

Mayo Clinic Guide to Preventing & Treating Osteoporosis

Mayo Clinic Guide to Preventing & Treating Osteoporosis
  • Author : Mayo Clinic
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release : 01 January 2014
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Expert information on preventing brittle bones and staying active and independent. Thanks to advances at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and elsewhere, osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease that contributes to premature aging, can be effectively managed or even avoided. We no longer have to tolerate the pain and disability osteoporosis once caused. That's just the start of the good news you'll find in this newly updated edition of Mayo Clinic Guide to Preventing and Treating Osteoporosis. This book brings you a

100 Questions & Answers about Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

100 Questions & Answers about Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
  • Author : Ivy M. Alexander,Karla A. Knight
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release : 17 June 2021
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Approximately ten million Americans have osteoporosis and thirty-four million have osteopenia (low bone mass) and many millions are at risk. Whether you suspect you might have osteoporosis, you recently learned that you have bone loss, or are a friend or relative of someone with osteoporosis or osteopenia, this book offers help for men and women, young or old. 100 Questions & Answers About Osteoporosis and Osteopenia provides authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, lifestyle decisions to improve bone health,

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
  • Author : Gavin Clunie
  • Publisher : Oxford Rheumatology Library
  • Release : 17 June 2021
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This work on osteoporosis serves as a concise guide covering all aspects of the condition, including its causes, diagnosis and current up-to-date therapies. It also includes specific sections covering osteoporosis in certain at-risk patient groups.

Pocket Reference to Osteoporosis

Pocket Reference to Osteoporosis
  • Author : Serge Livio Ferrari,Christian Roux
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 December 2018
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This book responds to the daily needs of all clinicians treating patients with osteoporosis and provides a key reference guide for any challenges that arise in clinical practice. This book also covers the genetics of the disease, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and current and upcoming treatment recommendations in accordance with the latest international guidelines. Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bone are greatly reduced, and as bones become more porous and fragile the risk of fracture

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
  • Author : Benjamin Z. Leder,Marc N. Wein
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 31 January 2020
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Completely revised and updated, and utilizing the most current evidence and practice guidelines for the treatment of osteoporosis, this comprehensive third edition discusses the basic aspects of bone metabolism, the pathophysiology of osteoporosis, current diagnostic techniques and medical treatment strategies. Osteoporosis is a common disorder that is prevalent in over 20 million Americans over the age of 60. One and a half million osteoporotic fractures occur in the United States every year, including 300,000 hip fractures. Mortality rates after hip fracture approach 25%, with

The Osteoporosis Book

The Osteoporosis Book
  • Author : Nancy E. Lane
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 31 May 2001
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Osteoporosis currently affects 25 million people in the United States, and as the baby boomers enter their fifties, this bone-weakening disease is poised to strike millions more. Because of this disease, many older people will suffer from a bone fracture at some point , and far too many of these fractures will result in permanent disability. The good news is that this devastating "silent epidemic" is entirely preventable, and in The Osteoporosis Book, readers of all ages will find everything they need

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
  • Author : Dr Bruce Miller
  • Publisher : Oak Publication Sdn Bhd
  • Release : 01 January 2016
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Osteoporosis is rapidly becoming a major health issue today for both man and woman. The disease makes bones that were once healthy become brittle and porous, and more susceptible to fractures, especially of the hips, spine and waist. If we want to take the disease by the horn, we must not accept that osteoporosis is an inevitable part of growing old. Bone building is not a one-time affair like building a skyscraper. Osteoporosis is the result of improper care of

Handbook of Osteoporosis

Handbook of Osteoporosis
  • Author : David Reid
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 22 October 2011
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Written by a world-recognised expert in the field of osteoporosis, who has published extensively, and is recognized as a key opinion leader. Aimed at primary care physicians, rheumatologists, orthopaedic surgeons, geriatricians, endocrinologists, and nurse specialists who wish to keep up to date in the prevention and management of osteoporosis High quality clinical photos and figures to enhance descriptions and aid diagnosis Written by a well-known author During the menopause, both the quantity and quality of bone decline rapidly, leading to

The Osteoporosis Manual

The Osteoporosis Manual
  • Author : Reiner Bartl,Christoph Bartl
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 March 2019
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This comprehensive manual covers all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, offering an upbeat and optimistic assessment of what can be achieved. While scientifically based, the book provides easy-to-follow guidelines for lifelong maintenance of skeletal structure and function. It deals with everything from the basic physiology of bone and mineral metabolism to the diagnostic utility of radiologic imaging and specialized tests and current treatment recommendations, including for fracture management. The relationship of osteoporosis to a variety of

Bone Densitometry and Osteoporosis

Bone Densitometry and Osteoporosis
  • Author : Harry K. Genant,Giuseppe Guglielmi,Michael Jergas
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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The diagnosis of osteoporosis and the determination of fracture risk has always been a challenge for radiologists, epidemiologists, and clinicians as well as oth er researchers and health care professionals working in the field. It is bone min eral density that is closely related to bone fragility, and the advent of techniques to quantitatively assess bone density has been welcomed. It has reduced the sub jectivity inherent to conventional radiologic assessment of osteoporosis. The on going technical process has made

Atlas of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Atlas of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Author : Rene Rizzoli
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 25 October 2011
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René Rizzoli Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when reproductive capacity ends. Ovaries decrease their activity and the production of sex hormones ceases. This period may be associated with a large variety of symptoms affecting the cardiovascular and urogenital systems, as well as skin, hair and bone. Bone capital is accumulated by the end of the second decade and remains more or less constant up to the time of menopause. Sex hormone deficiency leads to accelerated bone