Osteoporosis and Bone Densitometry Measurements

Osteoporosis and Bone Densitometry Measurements

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Osteoporosis is a serious problem worldwide, and its significance is continuing to increase as the world population grows and ages. Osteoporosis and Bone Densitometry Measurements provides a comprehensive review of the latest research on this potentially devastating condition. The book encompasses prevention, diagnosis, and therapy, providing state of the art information on each aspect. A wide range of topics are discussed, including differentiation between acute and chronic, benign and malignant vertebral fractures; the value of the WHO FRAX tool in patient evaluation; the roles of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, quantitative computed tomography, quantitative ultrasound, and high-resolution imaging; and the use of kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty to treat vertebral compression fractures. All chapters are written by acknowledged experts in the field.J Bone Miner Res 26:19a€”26 Papapoulos S, Chapurlat R, Libanati C, Brandi ML, Brown JP, Czerwiski E, Krieg M-A, Man ... Cooper C, Delmas PD, Miller PD (2006 ) Efficacy and tolerability of once-monthly oral ibandronate in postmenopausalanbsp;...

Title:Osteoporosis and Bone Densitometry Measurements
Author:Giuseppe Guglielmi
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-27


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