Table of Contents

Indications for bone mass measurement / Dorothy A. Nelson, Michael Kleerekoper.
A practical guide to bone densitometry / Dorothy A. Nelson, Michael Kleerekoper.
Laboratory analyses useful in the diagnosis of bone and calcium metabolic disorders / Hunter Heath, III.
Biochemical markers of bone remodeling / Michael Kleerekoper.
Skeletal imaging: radiographs, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) / Harry K. Genant.
Scintigraphy / Ignac Fogelman.
Hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia in neonates / Winston Koo.
Preterm infants with fractures / Winston Koo.
Rickets / John M. Pettifor.
Osteogenesis imperfecta / Jay R. Shapiro, Paul Sponseller.
Juvenile osteoporosis / Craig B. Langman.
Fibrous dysplasia / Frederick S. Kaplan.
Optimizing peak bone mass / John M. Pettifor.
Bone disorders associated with primary or secondary amenorrhea / Michelle P. Warren, Sari Halpert.
Nephrolithiasis / Murray J. Favus.
Acute spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury / Albert C. Clairmont, Velimir Matkovic.
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy / Albert C. Clairmont, Velimir Matkovic.
Evaluation of the patient with low bone density / Marjorie Luckey.
Calcium and vitamin D / Bess Dawson-Hughes.
Pharmacologic therapy / Nelson Watts, Michael McClung.
Nonpharmacologic prevention and management of falls and fractures / Susan Greenspan.
Osteoporosis in men / Eric Orwoll.
Steroid-induced osteoporosis / Barbara P. Lukert.
Organ transplantation / Elizabeth Shane.
Paget disease of bone / Ethel S. Siris.
Renal bone diseases / Paul D. Miller, Edgar V. Lerma.
Metastatic bone disease / Socrates E. Papapoulos.
Osteomalacia / Carolyn Becker.
High bone mass / Michael P. Whyte.
Line Vautour, David Goltzman.
Primary hyperparathyroidism / John P. Bilezikian.
Hypocalcemia / Frederick R. Singer.
Phosphorous and magnesium / S. Abbas Raza, Marc K. Drezner.
Principles of patient and family education and support / Betsy McClung.
Resources for education and support / Betsy McClung. *Brings together up-to-date bone and mineral metabolism methods in one easily, accessible volume*Provides a quick reference for bone and mineral disorders*Addresses problems likely to be seen at all ages, from the pre-term infant to the centenarian*Ideal for practicing physicians, residents, medical students, and researchers