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 213234
  • - Review Article

Age-Related Changes in Trabecular and Cortical Bone Microstructure

Huayue Chen | Xiangrong Zhou | ... | Kin-Ya Kubo
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 148673
  • - Review Article

The Role of Vitamin D Deficiency in the Incidence, Progression, and Complications of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Marlene Chakhtoura | Sami T. Azar
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 842598
  • - Clinical Study

The Relationship between Serum Osteocalcin Concentration and Glucose Metabolism in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Qingqing Wang | Beibei Zhang | ... | Nan Zhang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 570413
  • - Clinical Study

Effects of Low-Dose Testosterone Undecanoate Treatment on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Turnover Markers in Elderly Male Osteoporosis with Low Serum Testosterone

Yan-Jiao Wang | Jun-Kun Zhan | ... | You-Shuo Liu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 513925
  • - Research Article

Establishing Reference Intervals for Bone Turnover Markers in the Healthy Shanghai Population and the Relationship with Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women

Wei-Wei Hu | Zeng Zhang | ... | Zhen-Lin Zhang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 727164
  • - Research Article

Relationship between Serum Levels of OPG and TGF-β with Decreasing Rate of BMD in Native Chinese Women

Xi-Yu Wu | Yi-Qun Peng | ... | Er-Yuan Liao
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 895045
  • - Review Article

Novel Adipokines and Bone Metabolism

Yuan Liu | Cheng-Yuan Song | ... | Er-Yuan Liao
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 850735
  • - Research Article

Comparison of Classification Algorithms with Wrapper-Based Feature Selection for Predicting Osteoporosis Outcome Based on Genetic Factors in a Taiwanese Women Population

Hsueh-Wei Chang | Yu-Hsien Chiu | ... | Wen-Hsien Ho
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 208719
  • - Review Article

Sex Steroids and Bone Health Status in Men

Kok-Yong Chin | Soelaiman Ima-Nirwana
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 532862
  • - Research Article

Palm Tocotrienol Supplementation Enhanced Bone Formation in Oestrogen-Deficient Rats

Ima Nirwana Soelaiman | Wang Ming | ... | Ahmad Nazrun Shuid
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