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Topics in Osteoporosis

Edited by Margarita Valdés-Flores

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, United States of America

Osteoporosis affects the osteo-articular system. However, there are hormonal, kidney related, gastrointestinal and neuromuscular factors among other, that can be involved in the etiopathogenesis of the disease. In the other hand, for osteoporosis prevention there are many lifestyle conditions that are very important, as dietary habits, physical activity, drugs and caffeine intake, smoking, associated diseases, etc. Based on the above, treatment and prevention of osteoporosis have to be addressed in a multidisciplinary and integral approach. The knowledge about bone metabolism and the related disorders represents an extensive field that is currently increasing through many investigations conducted in the world. The purpose of this book is to show several reviews and original investigations related with osteoporosis.

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Topics in OsteoporosisEdited by Margarita Valdés-Flores

Published: May 15th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/50259

ISBN: 978-953-51-1066-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7145-4

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

25648 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

40 Web of Science Citations

60 Dimensions Citations


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1. Molecular Aspects of Bone Remodeling

By Alma Y. Parra-Torres, Margarita Valdés-Flores, Lorena Orozco and Rafael Velázquez-Cruz


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2. Genetic Diseases Related with Osteoporosis

By Margarita Valdés-Flores, Leonora Casas-Avila and Valeria Ponce de León-Suárez


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3. Serum Leptin and Bone Turnover Markers in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

By Mehreen Lateef, Mukhtiar Baig and Abid Azhar


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4. Modification of Sex Hormones with RGD-Peptide: A Strategy of Improving HRT and Other Secondary Osteoporosis Therapy

By Ming Zhao, Yuji Wang, Jianhui Wu and Shiqi Peng


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5. Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants in the Risk of Osteoporosis — Role of the Antioxidants Lycopene and Polyphenols

By L.G. Rao and A.V. Rao


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6. Pathogenesis, Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment, and Animal Models for Ckd-Mbd

By Yan Zhang and Yoseph Asmelash Gebru


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7. Osteoporosis and Nutrition — Nutrition, Anthropometry and Bone Mineral Density in Women

By Olga Cvijanović, Sandra Pavičić Žeželj, Silvija Lukanović, Nenad Bićanić, Robert Domitrović, Dragica Bobinac and Željka Crnčević Orlić


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8. Bone Mineral Density and High-Performance Aerobic Activity in Older Adults Experience in Brazil

By Luiz Eugênio Garcez Leme and Maria do Carmo Sitta


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9. Influence of the Nutrition on Bone Health of Children and Adolescents

By Emilio González-Jiménez


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10. The Effectiveness of Progressive Load Training Associated to the Proprioceptive Training for Prevention of Falls in Women with Osteoporosis

By Lucas Teixeira, Stella Peccin, Kelson Silva, Tiago Teixeira, Aline Mizusaki Imoto, Joelma Magalhães and Virgínia Trevisani


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11. Anabolic Agents as New Treatment Strategy in Osteoporosis

By Tulay Okman-Kilic and Cengiz Sagiroglu


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12. Osteoporosis in Spaceflight

By Satoshi Iwase, Naoki Nishimura and Tadaaki Mano


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