2009

Osteoporosis

Diagnosis, Prevention, Therapy

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ISBN: 978-3-540-79526-1 (Print) 978-3-540-79527-8 (Online)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-6

    Epidemiology of Osteoporosis

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    Pages 7-28

    Biology of Bone

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    Pages 29-37

    Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis

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    Pages 39-44

    Subgroups of Osteoporosis

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    Pages 45-54

    Risk Factors for Fractures

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    Pages 55-62

    Clinical Evaluation of Osteoporosis

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    Pages 63-73

    Bone Density in Osteoporosis

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    Pages 75-82

    Laboratory Evaluation of Osteoporosis

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    Pages 83-93

    Prevention of Osteoporosis

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    Pages 95-97

    Physical Activity and Exercise Programs

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    Pages 99-105

    Treatment Strategies in Osteoporosis

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    Pages 107-109

    Management of Pain in Osteoporosis

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    Pages 111-117

    Calcium and Vitamin D

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    Pages 119-125

    Hormones for Replacement Therapy

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    Pages 127-143

    Bisphosphonates

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    Pages 145-147

    Selective Oestrogen-Receptor Modulators

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    Pages 149-151

    Peptides of the Parathyroid Hormone Family

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    Pages 153-154

    Strontium Ranelate

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    Pages 155-156

    Calcitonin and Fluoride

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    Pages 157-158

    Combination and Sequential Therapies

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