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MANAGEMENT OF FRACTURES IN SEVERELY OSTEOPOROTIC BONE‚ Orthopedic

MANAGEMENT OF FRACTURES IN SEVERELY OSTEOPOROTIC BONE- Orthopedic-9781852332204
  1. Autor:

    Obrant

  2. Isbn:

    9781852332204

  3. Páginas:

    500

  4. Año:

    2000

  5. Edición:

    1

  6. Idioma:

    Ingles

  7. Disponibilidad:

    De 2 a 3 Semanas

Precio s/iva:
123,99  €
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DESCRIPTION:
This book brings together current knowledge concerning all aspects of the treatment of osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures in one volume. It covers both surgical and pharmacological treatment options: General Aspects on Osteoporosis and Fracture, Fracture Healing, Orthopedic Management Options, Non-Pharmacological Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures, and Identification and Management of Secondary or Localized Bone Loss. Individual chapters cover diagnosis and prevention, as well as discussing the treatment of individuals who have already sustained various osteoporotic fractures. The book will be of great interest to all individuals involved with osteoporosis prevention and management programs, including orthopedic and trauma surgeons, rehabilitation professionals, physio- and occupational therapists, and trainees within these fields.

CONTENTS:
I. General Aspects on Osteoporosis and Fracture:
Size of the Problem. Pathophysiology. X-Ray Absorptiometry. Ultrasound. Bone Quality. Biochemical Markers. Fracture Risk.
II. Fracture Healing:
Deficient Fracture. Growth Factors. Bone Graft Substitutes. Fracture Healing.
III. Orthopedic Management Options:
Hip Fracture. Wrist Fracture. Spinal Fractures. Other fractures in Osteoporotic Patients.
IV. Non-Pharmacological Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures:
Prevention of Falls. Hip Protectors. Nutrition. Physical Activity.
V. Pharmacological Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures:
Calcium and Vitamin D. Estrogen. Bisphosphonates. Calcitonin. Flouride. Androgens and Anabolic Steroids. Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs). Evolving Therapies.
VI. Identification and Management of Secondary or Localized Bone Loss:
Rheumatoid Disease. Transient Migratory Osteoporosis. Immobilization and Posttraumatic Osteopenia. Sympathetic Dystrophy. Localized Osteolysis After Joint Replacement Surgery.
VII. Concluding Remarks:
Fractures Prevention Algorithm.



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