MALE OSTEOPOROSIS. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, CLINICAL ASPECTS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

MALE OSTEOPOROSIS. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, CLINICAL ASPECTS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Editorial:
SPRINGER
Año de edición:
Materia
Nutrición y Dietética
ISBN:
978-3-319-96375-4
Páginas:
224
N. de edición:
1
Idioma:
Inglés
Ilustraciones:
20
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 2-3 semanas

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145,60 €

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Preface
• Introduction
• Introductory remarks: Gender differences in osteoporosis: from research to treatment
• Anatomy and histology of male skeletal tissue: gender differences
• Physiology of bone mass acquisition and pathophysiology of bone mass loss: gender differences Epidemiology of male osteoporosis and fractures
• Economic and social impact of male osteoporosis and fractures
• Diagnosis of osteoporosis and fracture risk assessment: gender differences (anamnesis, algorithms, blood tests, DXA)
• Male osteoporosis and imaging (QUS, CT, RM, xray)
• Causes and pathophysiology of osteoporosis in men: Introduction: causes and risk factors for male osteoporosis
• Genetics of osteoporosis: gender differences
• Aging and bone loss
• Androgens and bone
• Estrogens and male osteoporosis
• Vitamin D and male osteoporosis
• Testicular function and skeletal alterations
• Endocrinological causes of male osteoporosis
• Osteoporosis in Klinefelter syndrome
• Nutritional disturbances and osteoporosis during puberty (anorexia, bulimia)
• Lifestyle and osteoporosis risk in men (physical activity, diet, alcohol abuse)
• Drug induced male osteoporosis
• Obesity and male osteoporosis: protective factor?
• HIV and osteoporosis
• Cardiovascular risk and osteoporosis: is there a link?
• Osteoporosis and hormonal therapy in prostate cancer
• Doping and skeletal alterations
• Sarcopenia-osteoporosis: the fragile man
• Prevention, screening and treatment: Prevention of male osteoporosis in the different ages
• Screening foroporosis in men: critical summary of international guidelines
• Androgen therapy
• Vitamin D supplementation
• Pharmacological therapy
• Femur fragility fracture in men and surgical therapy risks
• Rehabilitation therapy after surgery in osteoporotic patients
• Future research and clinical issues.

This book represents a comprehensive, clinically oriented text covering all aspects of male osteoporosis, from the basic concepts of bone physiology and regulation of bone remodeling in men, the causes and pathophysiological mechanisms responsible for the most frequent causes of osteoporosis, to diagnostic and screening protocols, as well as prevention and treatment approaches. It offers a broad overview of male osteoporosis by specialists involved in research and clinical practice and discusses the practical issues encountered. Filling a gap in the literature, this volume is a valuable resource for general practitioners, clinical endocrinologists, geriatricians and experts in osteoporosis.

Features
• Focuses on gender differences in osteoporosis, highlighting the fact that osteoporosis is not only a female matter
• A comprehensive, clinically oriented book covering all aspects of male osteoporosis
• Describes male osteoporosis from the perspective of specialists involved in research and clinical practice, and discusses the practical issues