By John C. Stevenson, Michael S. Marsh
The 3rd variation of this winning Atlas of Osteoporosis is designed to supply a variety of physicians with a pictorial consultant to this crucial ailment. The illustrations are a good instructing source and the textual content offers a concise evaluation to osteoporosis. For the 1st time, textual content and illustrations are totally built-in. The publication includes info of skeletal biology and the pathophysiology of osteoporosis, with a sequence of diagrammatic and SEM illustrations. there's higher emphasis on medical elements during this version, rather in parts reminiscent of food, workout, and development. There also are vital sections on analysis utilizing bone densitometry and the laboratory evaluate of bone problems.
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In vivo effects of transforming growth factor-beta 2 in ovariectomized rats. Bone Miner 1993; 22: 209–20. 19 CHAPTER 3 Pathophysiology The major factors that determine whether a person develops osteoporosis are the maximum (peak) bone density that is achieved and the amount that is subsequently lost. Bone quality and architecture are also important. 2). The bone mass at skeletal maturity differs between the sexes, being 30–50% greater in men than in women3,4. However, the lean/bone mass ratios in mature men and women are similar, suggesting that both sexes at that time have an equal capacity to withstand mechanical trauma.