International Journal of Endocrinology

Osteoporosis


Publishing date
24 May 2013
Status
Published
Submission deadline
04 Jan 2013

Lead Editor

1Institute of Metabolism and Endocrinology, the Second Xiang-Ya Hospital, Central South University, 139 Middle Renmin Road, Changsha, Hunan, China

2Sansom Institute for Health Research and School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, City East Campus, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia

3Department of Endocrinology, Endocrine Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Health of China, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 1 Shuaifu Road, Beijing, China

4Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University College of Medicine, 88 Jiefang Road, Zhejiang, Hangzhou, China

5Department of Endocrinology, Wuhan General Hospital of Guangzhou Command, Wuluo Road 627, Hubei, Wuhan, China


Osteoporosis

Description

Osteoporosis, a major worldwide public health issue, is characterized by a progressive loss of bone mineral density, disruption of bone microarchitecture, and an increased risk of fractures. Osteoporosis-related fracture causes disability, mortality, and significant financial burden. In recent years, there have been significant advances in our knowledge in bone cell biology, bone metabolism, genetics and pathogenesis of osteoporosis, evaluation of fracture risk of osteoporotic patients, and management of osteoporosis. The purpose of this special issue is to report recent advances both in basic studies and clinical research on osteoporosis.

We invite researchers to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that report new information on the etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, management, and long-term follow up of patients suffering from osteoporosis. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Mechanism involved in regulating proliferation, differentiation, and function of osteoblasts, osteocytes, and osteoclasts
  • Roles of reproductive hormones and ageing in osteoporosis
  • Etiology and pathogenesis of osteoporosis
  • Advances in genetics of osteoporosis
  • Epidemiology of osteoporosis
  • Evaluation of fracture risks using FRAX score
  • Advances in management and novel pharmacologic approaches of osteoporosis

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ije/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/ije/osteo/ according to the following timetable:


Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 952858
  • - Editorial

Osteoporosis

Peng-Fei Shan | Cory J. Xian | ... | Ling-Qing Yuan
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 109784
  • - Research Article

Related Biological Research in the Interface between Bone Cement and Bone after Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

ZhenMing Hu | Gang Zhao | ... | Wei Jiang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 638727
  • - Review Article

Metabolic and Clinical Consequences of Hyperthyroidism on Bone Density

Jagoda Gorka | Regina M. Taylor-Gjevre | Terra Arnason
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 351670
  • - Clinical Study

A Study on Bone Mass in Elderly Chinese Foot-Binding Women

Yi Pan | Ling Qin | ... | Jun Shu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 786574
  • - Research Article

Puerarin Suppress Apoptosis of Human Osteoblasts via ERK Signaling Pathway

Ling-juan Liu | Li-qun Liu | ... | Ding-an Mao
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 378632
  • - Research Article

Relation of Visceral and Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue to Bone Mineral Density in Chinese Women

Ling Wang | Wei Wang | ... | Qianqian Wang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 316783
  • - Review Article

Silicon: A Review of Its Potential Role in the Prevention and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Charles T. Price | Kenneth J. Koval | Joshua R. Langford
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 768579
  • - Research Article

Glucocorticoid-Induced Bone Loss Is Associated with Abnormal Intravertebral Areal Bone Mineral Density Distribution

Louise I. Manning | Andrew M. Briggs | ... | John D. Wark
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 754328
  • - Research Article

Dietary Calcium Intake and Calcium Supplementation in Hungarian Patients with Osteoporosis

Gábor Speer | Pál Szamosujvári | ... | Péter Lakatos
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 534352
  • - Clinical Study

Serum β-Catenin Levels Associated with the Ratio of RANKL/OPG in Patients with Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Xiao-Juan Xu | Lin Shen | ... | Man-Xiang Wu
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