Bone Disease in Rheumatology

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Michael J. Maricic, Oscar S. Gluck
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 211 pages
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This practical reference covers bone disorders in rheumatic diseases. Together Drs. Maricic and Gluck—along with contributors from bone biology, diagnosis, imaging, biomarkers, and treatment—have developed a comprehensive text on this specific aspect of rheumatology. Geared toward rheumatologists, Bone Disease in Rheumatology examines the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of bone loss in patients with inflammatory diseases. Used as a source of reference or studied in its entirety, the no-nonsense layout of essential information in this text will surely enhance your mastery of understanding and treating bone disease.

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  • Cutting-edge information on the pathophysiology of systemic and focal bone loss (erosions) in inflammatory disorders, and the tools to assess and measure them
  • Bone loss associated with rheumatic diseases and the medications utilized in their management
  • Common and uncommon metabolic bone disorders, emphasizing state-of-the-art management techniques

The inaugural edition of Bone Disease in Rheumatology will prove its worth on the first read. Order your copy today!

 

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Contents

David W Dempster FRAGILITY FRACTURES IN
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Pathogenesis of Focal Bone Loss in Inflammatory
15
Potential New Biological Therapies
22
Bone Loss and Fractures in Systemic Lupus
79
Bone Disease in Ankylosing Spondylitis
87
Pensitometry in Glucocorticoidinduced B Pathophysiology
105
Oscar S Gluck and Michael Maricic C Prevention and Treatment
111
Radiological Measurements of Periarticular Bone Jeffrey R Curtis
120
DiseaseModifying Antirheumatic Drugs for Bone Loss 170
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Exercise and Rehabilitation in Patients with
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Jeffrey R Lisse 23 Pagets Disease of Bone
177
Calcitonin in the Treatment of Rheumatic Roy D Altman
183
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators in the Mishaela R Rubin Shonni J Silverberg and John P Bilezikian
191
Tim A Bongartz Jürgen Schölmerich
203
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