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By John C. Stevenson, Michael S. Marsh

The 3rd variation of this profitable Atlas of Osteoporosis is designed to supply a variety of physicians with a pictorial advisor to this significant sickness. The illustrations are a superb 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 booklet comprises 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 variation, relatively in parts reminiscent of meals, workout, and development. There also are vital sections on prognosis utilizing bone densitometry and the laboratory overview of bone problems.

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23 AN ATLAS OF OSTEOPOROSIS There is accumulating evidence that the rate of perimenopausal bone loss varies considerably between women. Approximately 35% of women lose large amounts of bone mineral at the menopause; they are the ‘fast’ bone losers. A fast rate of bone loss and a low bone mineral density may contribute equally to future risk of fracture58. Fast bone losers may lose approximately 50% more bone mass at the wrist, spine, and hip within 12 years of the menopause than slow bone losers59.

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