Metabolic Bone Disease and Clinically Related Disorders

3rd Edition

Editors: Louis Avioli Stephen Krane
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120687008
eBook ISBN: 9780080536279
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 29th September 1997
Page Count: 811
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Metabolic Bone Disease, Third Edition is the new, expanded edition of the classic text, featuring the latest advancements and research information in this fast-moving field. The Third Edition includes the most up-to-date information on molecular mechanisms, basic biology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis and management strategies of metabolic bone disease.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Edited by "fathers of the field"

  • An expanded version of a classic AP text
  • Complete coverage of a fast-growing field


AUDIENCE:Researchers and academic clinicians; students in endocrinology, orthopedic research, and bone/mineral research; pharmacologists; physiologists.

Table of Contents

L.G. Raisz and G.A. Rodan, Embryology and Anatomy.

M.J. Glimcher, The Nature of the Mineral Phase in Bone: Biological and Clinical Implications.

J.T. Potts, Jr. and H. Juppner, Parathyroid Hormone and Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide in Calcium Homeostasis, Bone Metabolism, and Bone Development: The Proteins, Their Genes and Receptors.

T.J. Martin, D.M. Findlay, J.M. Moseley, and P.M. Sexton, Calcitonin.

M.F. Holick and J.S. Adams, Vitamin D Metabolism and Biological Function.

R. Civitelli, K. Ziambaras, and R. Leelawattana, Pathophysiology of Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium Absorption.

K. Hruska and A. Gupta, Disorders of Phosphate Homeostatis.

M.-C. Monier-Faugere, M.C. Langub, and H.H. Malluche, Bone Biopsies: A Modern Approach.

M. Uffmann, T.P. Fuerst, M. Jergas, and H.K. Genant, Noninvasive Assessment of Bone.

C. Christiansen, C. Hassager, and B.J. Riis, Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover.

A.M. Parfitt, Osteomalacia and Related Disorders.

M. Kleerekoper and L.V. Avioli, Osteoporosis Pathogenesis and Therapy.

J.T. Potts, Jr., Primary Hyperparathyroidism.

E. Slatopolsky and J.A. Delmez, Renal Osteodystrophy.

G.M. Doherty and S.A. Wells, Jr., Surgical Treatment for Hyperparathyroidism.

E.M. Brown, M. Bai, and M. Pollak, Familial Benign Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia and Other Syndromes of Altered Responsiveness to Extracellular Calcium.

M.A. Levine, Hypoparathyroidism and Pseudohypoparathyroidism.

D.S. Ross, Bone Disease in Hyperthyroidism.

F.R. Singer and S.M. Krane, Pagets Disease of Bone.

N.H. Bell, Sarcoidosis and Related Disorders.<BR i


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About the Editor

Louis Avioli

Dr. Louis V. Avioli, M.D. is widely regarded as the leading authority on osteoporosis and calcium metabolism. His distinguished career as a clinician, academician, and practicing endocrinologist covers more than 30 years of service. He is the founder and past president of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, and the founder and current president of the Association of Osteobiology. He is currently the Shoenberg Professor of Medicine, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and director of the Division on Bones and Mineral Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.

Stephen Krane

Affiliations and Expertise

Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, U.S.A.