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 disorder. The illustrations are a very good 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 chain of diagrammatic and SEM illustrations. there's better emphasis on scientific elements during this version, quite in components resembling nutrients, workout, and progress. There also are very important sections on analysis utilizing bone densitometry and the laboratory review of bone issues.
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However, the lean/bone mass ratios in mature men and women are similar, suggesting that both sexes at that time have an equal capacity to withstand mechanical trauma. Peak bone mass is largely determined by genetic factors. The variance in bone mineral density between dizygotic twins is much greater than in monozygotic twins5, and the daughters of women who have had a hip fracture have lower than average bone mineral density6. Genetic factors are almost certainly the reason for racial differences in bone mineral density, with a higher bone mineral density in blacks compared with whites7 and no evidence of a change in the incidence of osteoporosis in people who migrate from an area of low incidence to one of high incidence.
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