This updated edition is a comprehensive treatise that spans the complete range of basic biochemistry of bone and cartilage components to the clinical evaluation of disease markers in bone and joint disorders. With contributions from over 75 international experts, Dynamics of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism, Second Edition, is indispensable reading for those involved in skeletal research as well as for rheumatologists, endocrinologists, clinical biochemists, and other clinical disciplines participating in the management of patients with bone and cartilage diseases.
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 920
Weight: 2330 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 38 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
Praise for the First Edition:
"..The approach taken in this book--to consider the structural, functional, metabolic, and pathologic aspects of bone and cartilage in parallel--is a welcome departure and provides the reader with an unusual and interesting range of topics...Scientists and physicians who wish to cross the devide between bone and cartilage will find this book of considerable interest and value..."
Juliet E. Compston, University of Cambridge, UK in THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE