Osteoporosis in Older Persons

Advances in Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Approaches

  • Gustavo Duque
  • Douglas P. Kiel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Guy A. Howard, Paul C. Schiller
    Pages 1-21
  3. Jeffrey M. Gimble, Z. Elizabeth Floyd, Moustapha Kassem, Mark E. Nuttall
    Pages 23-42
  4. E. Paul Cherniack, Bruce R. Troen
    Pages 43-58
  5. Marco Brotto, Janalee Isaacson, Eduardo L. Abreu
    Pages 59-92
  6. Jane A. Cauley
    Pages 93-116
  7. Ken Watanabe, Gustavo Duque
    Pages 117-130
  8. Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric
    Pages 131-140
  9. David Karasik, Douglas P. Kiel
    Pages 141-155
  10. Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari
    Pages 157-170
  11. Stephen R. Lord, Jacqueline C. T. Close, Catherine Sherrington
    Pages 187-200
  12. Eric Kai-Chung Wong, Lisa Ha-Yeon Kim, Alexandra Papaioannou
    Pages 201-214
  13. Paul J. Mitchell
    Pages 215-228
  14. Gustavo Duque, Pushpa Suriyaarachchi, Piumali Gunawardene, Oddom Demontiero
    Pages 229-241
  15. Jay M. Zampini, Christopher M. Bono
    Pages 243-264
  16. Susan M. Friedman
    Pages 265-273
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 275-282

About this book


This second edition brings together the latest information about the pathophysiology and new therapeutic alternatives for osteoporosis of advanced age. Written by highly recognised clinicians and basic scientists in the field of aging bone research, this book includes aspects of muscle and bone interaction focusing on the impact of age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) on the pathogenesis of falls and fractures in older persons.

Osteoporosis in Older Persons- Advances in Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Approach, Second Edition, aids the reader in understanding the mechanisms of senile osteoporosis with a practical approach to the treatment of its consequences. It is the perfect reference guide for geriatricians, gerontologists and bone biologists, as well as medical trainees. 


Aging Bone Research Muscle/Bone Interaction Ostheoporosis Senile Osteoporosis Fractures

Editors and affiliations

  • Gustavo Duque
    • 1
  • Douglas P. Kiel
    • 2
  1. 1.Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal ScienceThe University of Melbourne and Western HealthSaint AlbansAustralia
  2. 2.Department of MedicineBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-25974-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-25976-5
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