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Title Osteoarthritis, Inflammation, and Degradation : a Continuum / edited by Joseph A. Buckwalter, Martin Lotz and Jean-François Stoltz
Published Amsterdam ; Washington, DC : IOS Press, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 299 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Biomedical and health research, 0929-6743 ; v. 70
Biomedical and health research ; v. 70.
Contents Title page; Preface; Acknowledgments and Contributors; Contents; Extra Cellular Stimuli; Signalling Mechanisms; Effectors and Different Pathways; Imaging and Clinical Applications; Author Index
Summary Osteoarthritis is a major public health issue due to its impact in term of handicap. Moreover, ageing of the world population and outbreak of obesity in industrialized and non-industrialized countries will dramatically increase its incidence in the next years. Regarded as a multi-factorial disease, today mechanistic and inflammatory theories are no more opposed but, on the contrary, are framed within the same continuum: osteoarthritis, inflammation and degeneration. In order to collect major information in a benchmark book on the fundamental aspects of this disease, internationally well-known a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis -- Magnetic resonance imaging
Biochemical markers.
Gene expression.
Osteoarthritis -- metabolism
Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- methods
Osteoarthritis -- physiopathology
Gene Expression
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Musculoskeletal.
Gene expression
Biochemical markers
Form Electronic book
Author Buckwalter, Joseph A.
Lotz, Martin (Martin K.)
Stoltz, J. F.
IOS Press.
ISBN 9781607502654