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Metabolic Bone Disease

Abstract: Metabolic bone disease, particularly osteoporosis and primary hyperparathyroidism, occurs frequently in women. Therefore, it is important that the practicing obstetrician-gynecologists be aware of the clinical characteristics, diagnostic evaluations, treatments, and indications for referral to a rheumatologist or an endocrinologist, when appropriate. This monograph provides an overview of the basic pathophysiologic factors of metabolic bone disease and addresses management modalities for patients with different types of this disease.

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Gretchen M. Lentz, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year