Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis


ISBN: 978-1-84628-389-5 (Print) 978-1-84628-587-5 (Online)
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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Introduction

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 1-4


  3. Study Design and the Pretrial Phase

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 7-25

      Study Design and Endpoints

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 27-46

      Ethical Considerations

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 47-72

      Standardization and Pretrial Quality Control

  4. Performing the Trial

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 75-89

      Organization of the Clinical Trial by the Sponsor

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 91-102

      Local Site Organization

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 103-140

      Clinical Trial Quality Assurance

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-159

      Laboratory and Instrument Quality Control

  5. Data Analysis and Presentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 163-186

      Data Analysis and Presentation: Writing a Paper for Publication

  6. Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 189-210

      Current Therapies for Osteoporosis

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 211-233

      The Ideal Drug for Treatment of Osteoporosis

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 235-246

      Instrument Measurements in Osteoporosis Clinical Trials: Evaluating the Endpoints

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 247-269

      Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 271-278

      Future Therapies and Clinical Trials

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 279-292