Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and Management

Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and Management

By: Dale W. Stovall (editor)Hardback

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Osteoporosis is a growing major public health problem that impacts many women and men. In the US alone, it is estimated that 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 34 million have low bone mass. Both of these conditions put patients at increased risk for fracture. This book takes a "generalist" approach to the challenge of osteoporosis. It is aimed at those specialists, in particular gynecologists, who have regular clinical contact with particularly prone populations, such as menopausal and post menopausal women, who do not have the need for in-depth knowledge of the subject.

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Edited by Dale W. Stovall, MD, Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, VA, and University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA


List of Contributors, vii Preface, ix 1 Epidemiology and Genetics of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, 1 Mark Edwards, Rebecca Moon, Nick Harvey & Cyrus Cooper 2 Osteoporosis in Men, 15 Robert A. Adler 3 Mechanisms of Bone Remodeling, 31 Maziar Shabestari & Erik Fink Eriksen 4 Fracture Risk Assessment, 46 Ronald C. Hamdy 5 Secondary Causes of Osteoporosis: Bone Diseases, 62 Peter R. Ebeling 6 Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis, 79 Stuart Silverman & Swamy Venuturupalli 7 Secondary Causes of Osteoporosis: Other Medications, 93 Diane M. Biskobing 8 Hormone Therapy for Osteoporosis, 108 Pilar Valenzuela Mazo & James A. Simon 9 Bisphosphonates, 123 Paul D. Miller & Nelson B. Watts 10 Denosumab, 144 Michael A. Bolognese 11 Parathyroid Hormone: Anabolic Treatment of Osteoporosis, 158 Erik Fink Eriksen 12 Optimum Calcium and Vitamin D for the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis, 178 Michael F. Holick 13 The Use of Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, 201 Juliet Compston 14 Emerging Therapies, 211 Michael R. McClung & Cristiano A. F. Zerbini 15 Monitoring Therapy for Osteoporosis, 227 E. Michael Lewiecki 16 Persistence and Compliance with Medications to Prevent Fractures: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Management Issues, 239 John T. Schousboe Appendix: A Clinician s Approach to the Patient, 263 Robert Lindsay Index, 273

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119968917
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9781119968917
  • weight: 718
  • ISBN10: 1119968917

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