Bone Remodelling and its Disorders

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Medical - 264 pages
Abnormalities in bone remodelling occur in some of the most common diseases, including osteoporosis, cancer and Paget's disease, and cause considerable suffering This book bridges the gap between cellular and molecular biology, and pathophysiology and treatment This practical and succinct text will be of interest for all those involved in the study, diagnosis and treatment of bone disease
 

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Contents

Preface to the Second Edition vii 8 Myeloma bone disease
147
Bone remodeling 1 9 Primary hyperparathyroidism
162
Cellular mechanisms of bone 10 Pagets disease of bone
180
resorption 12
190
Osteoblasts bone formation
200
Factors regulating bone resorbing 13 Osteoporosis
208
Pharmacologic treatment for osteoporosis
254
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[MD FRACP] - University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio TX

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