This book provides a concise and comprehensive, up-to-date review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, and provides practical and easily accessible information for family physicians and other healthcare professionals.
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alendronate Anabolic antifracture efficacy antiresorptive agents assess Biochemical markers bisphosphonates bone densitometry bone density bone formation bone loss bone mineral density bone quality bone remodeling bone resorption bone turnover calcaneus calcitonin calcium calcium intake calcium supplementation causes of osteoporosis diagnosis disease elderly Engl established osteoporosis estrogen etidronate Figure fracture risk fragility fracture glucocorticoid glucocorticoid therapy hip fracture increase in BMD increasing bone interventions Key references low bone mass markers of bone measurement of bone menopause mg daily non-vertebral fractures osteoblasts osteopenia osteoporotic fractures parathyroid hormone patients peak bone mass peptide placebo postmenopausal osteoporosis radius raloxifene randomized controlled trial reduce fracture reduced bone result risedronate risk factors risk of fracture risk of hip score second edition serum shown side effects significant reduction skeletal spinal fractures strontium ranelate teriparatide treatment of osteoporosis vertebral and non-vertebral vertebral deformity vertebral fractures women aged women with osteoporosis wrist