Chapter 41. Chapter 41. Role of Sex Steroids in the Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis

  1. ASBMR
  1. Matthew T. Drake and
  2. Sundeep Khosla

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch41

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 41. Role of Sex Steroids in the Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch41

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:

  • estrogen;
  • testosterone;
  • menopause;
  • osteoporosis;
  • DXA;
  • volumetric BMD

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Changes in Bone Mass and Structure with Aging

  • Sex Steroids and Bone Loss in Women

  • Sex Steroids and Bone Loss in Men

  • Osteoporosis and Non-Sex Steroid Hormone Changes with Aging