Osteoporosis in Clinical Practice

A Practical Guide for Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Piet Geusens

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Marie-Christine de Vernejoul
    Pages 1-4
  3. Dirk Vanderschueren, Roger Bouillon
    Pages 5-10
  4. Lis Mosekilde
    Pages 11-15
  5. Richard W. Keen, Tim D. Spector
    Pages 17-21
  6. Michael R. McClung
    Pages 23-29
  7. Chris White, John Eisman
    Pages 37-40
  8. Glen M. Blake, Ignac Fogelman
    Pages 41-48
  9. Piet Geusens
    Pages 49-51
  10. Jan Dequeker, Steven Boonen
    Pages 53-58
  11. Maren G. Scholz, Helmut W. Minne
    Pages 65-68
  12. Michael Kleerekoper, Dorothy A. Nelson
    Pages 73-76
  13. Jes B. Lauritzen, Klaus Hindso
    Pages 77-83
  14. Charles W. Slemenda
    Pages 85-88
  15. Nikolai A. Manassiev, John Stevenson
    Pages 89-96
  16. Henry G. Bone
    Pages 111-122
  17. Karl J. Obrant, Olof Johnell
    Pages 123-127
  18. Ego Seeman
    Pages 129-136
  19. Vasi Naganathan, Philip N. Sambrook
    Pages 137-140
  20. Jean-Jacques Body
    Pages 141-145
  21. Robert Marcus
    Pages 147-149
  22. Mehrsheed Sinaki
    Pages 151-155
  23. Peter Burckhardt
    Pages 157-162
  24. Rosemary Rowe, Linda Edwards
    Pages 163-165
  25. Philip D. Ross
    Pages 167-170
  26. Ian R. Reid
    Pages 171-173
  27. Robert P. Heaney
    Pages 175-178
  28. L. Joseph Melton III
    Pages 179-182
  29. Back Matter
    Pages 183-188

About this book


Osteoporosis in Clinical Practice provides a concise review of the current knowledge of osteoporosis. It is aimed at the busy pratitioner who is increasingly involved in the management of osteoporosis and who wants accurate and practical answers to questions that arise in daily clinical practice. All the major aspects are covered including diagnosis, fractures, prevention and treatment. The chapters are written to be concise and each has been written by a recognised expert in the area to provide the reader with the most up-to-date and authoritative knowledge on each of the topics discussed. This will make the book an invaluable source of reference for those general practitioners who are increasingly having to deal with patients with osteoporosis in their daily clinical practice.


X-ray biomechanics bone calcium diagnosis fracture hip menopause osteoporosis pain pathophysiology physiology prevention treatment ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Piet Geusens
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinical Research Center for Bone and Joint DiseasesDr L Willems-Instituut, Limburgs Universitair CentrumDiepenbeekBelgium

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