By John C. Stevenson, Michael S. Marsh
The 3rd version of this winning Atlas of Osteoporosis is designed to supply a variety of physicians with a pictorial advisor to this significant illness. The illustrations are an outstanding instructing source and the textual content offers a concise review 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 better emphasis on scientific elements during this version, relatively in parts akin to meals, workout, and development. There also are very important sections on prognosis utilizing bone densitometry and the laboratory assessment of bone problems.
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The precision and accuracy of spinal measurements are approximately 2–4% and 5–10%, respectively, but there is considerable variation depending on the method used. 9 DEXA (Lunar DPX-IQ) measurements of lumbar spine bone density in an osteoporotic woman (AP view). 10 DEXA (Lunar DPX-IQ) measurements of lumbar spine bone density in a normal woman (lateral view). 11 DEXA (Lunar DPX-IQ) measurements of lumbar spine bone density in an osteoporotic woman (lateral view). 12 DEXA (Lunar DPX-IQ) measurements of femoral neck bone density in a normal woman (AP view).
Some reports suggest that this difference is not related to initial bone mineral content, parity, or smoking habits, but to estrogen levels and fat mass60. Fat postmenopausal women have higher endogenous estrogen production61,62, and it appears that fast bone losers have lower serum concentrations of estrogens than slow bone losers63–65. Some authors have demonstrated that perimenopausal white women with the highest bone masses lose most bone, in absolute terms, following the loss of ovarian function54,55.
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An Atlas of Osteoporosis, Third Edition by John C. Stevenson, Michael S. Marsh