About the book
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic connective tissue disorder with both phenotypical and genetic heterozygosity. Until present day, a total of 19 types of OI has been identified. This book intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the latest progress of osteogenesis imperfecta in both clinical and basic research. It will elucidate synthesis and post-translational of procollagen, mutations, OI classification, complications and clinical characteristics of each types. Diagnosis and treatment will also be explored.