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An Atlas of Osteoporosis, Third Edition by John C. Stevenson, Michael S. Marsh

By John C. Stevenson, Michael S. Marsh

The 3rd version of this winning Atlas of Osteoporosis is designed to supply quite a lot of physicians with a pictorial advisor to this crucial ailment. The illustrations are an exceptional educating source and the textual content offers a concise review to osteoporosis. For the 1st time, textual content and illustrations are totally built-in. The ebook includes info of skeletal biology and the pathophysiology of osteoporosis, with a chain of diagrammatic and SEM illustrations. there's higher emphasis on medical components during this version, fairly in components comparable to food, workout, and development. There also are very important sections on analysis utilizing bone densitometry and the laboratory evaluate of bone problems.

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Collection of urine for the measurement of total 24-h urinary hydroxyproline is inconvenient for patients, and has to a large extent been replaced by the fasting urinary hydroxyproline-to-creatinine ratio, which may be determined from a small urine sample. Urinary hydroxyproline may be increased by meat and fish in the diet, acute infections, and collagen turnover in other tissues such as skin and cartilage, and results should be viewed with caution8. Urinary hydroxyproline has been largely superseded by other more specific markers of resorption26.

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15. Raisz LG. Pathogenesis of osteoporosis: concepts, conflicts, and prospects. J Clin Invest 2005; 115: 3318–25. 16. Lee K, Jessop H, Suswillo R et al. Endocrinology: bone adaptation requires oestrogen receptor-alpha. Nature 2003; 424: 389. 17. Colston KW, King RWB, Hayward J et al. Estrogen receptors and human bone cells: immuno cytochemical studies. J Bone Miner Res 1989; 4: 625–31. 18. Windahl SH, Hollberg K, Vidal O et al. Female estrogen receptor beta–/– mice are partially protected against age-related trabecular bone loss.

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