Chapter 35. Chapter 35. Bone Biopsy and Histomorphometry in Clinical Practice

  1. ASBMR
  1. Robert R. Recker

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch35

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 35. Bone Biopsy and Histomorphometry in Clinical Practice, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch35

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • bone biopsy;
  • bone histomorphometry;
  • bone remodeling;
  • bone histology;
  • osteoporosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Organization and Function of Bone Cells

  • Basic Histomorphometric Variables

  • Interpretation of Findings

  • Findings in Metabolic Bone Disease

  • Obtaining the Specimen

  • Specimen Processing and Analysis

  • Indications for Bone Biopsy and Histomorphometry

  • Acknowledgments