Osteoporosis is one of the most common bone disorders, characterised by weakened
bones and resulting in increased chances of fractures.
This book begins with an overview of the disorder and continues with discussion on pathogenesis, epidemiology and genetic factors. The effects of menopause and aging on bone health, as well as identifying risk factors contributing to fractures, are examined.
The following sections discuss management of osteoporosis including surgery and non-pharmacologic and lifestyle approaches to reducing the risk of fractures.
With contributions from specialists in the UK, Italy, USA, New Zealand and India, this practical guide includes 50 images and illustrations to assist learning.
· Practical guide to the causes, diagnosis, treatment and management
· Covers non-pharmacologic and lifestyle approaches to reduce risk of fractures
· Contributions from specialists in the UK, Italy, USA, New Zealand and India
· Includes 50 images and illustrations
Table of contents
Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis
Epidemiology of Osteoporosis in Indian Context
Genetic Factors Contributing to Bone Health
Developmental Origin of Osteoporosis
Evaluation for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Management—Old and New Therapies for Osteoporosis
Guidelines in the Management of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis