The editors recognize the difficulties in assigning particular chapters to particular sections, as some chapters can fit into more than one section. Nevertheless, the book has enormously wide coverage.
Platforms and techniques include, for example, “omics,” Raman spectroscopy, ultrasound, immunological, biochemical, histochemical methods, and imaging. Conditions and biomedical areas encompass bariatric surgery, bisphosphonate failure, bone quality, diabetes, effect of phytoestrogens, effects of statins, ethnicity, exercise, fracture risk, gestational hypertension, glucocorticoid treatments, HIV, intrauterine growth restriction, lumbar spine analysis, osteoarthritis, osteogenesis imperfecta, osteopetrosis type II, osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, physiology, prematurity, remodeling, Rett syndrome, sclerosing disorders, sexual development, skeletal metastasis, spinal cord injury, and vascular remodeling.
Part I: General Aspects and Introductory Material
Part II: Body Fluids, Tissue, and Specific Biomarkers
Part III: Genetic, Histological, Physical, and Imaging Methods
Part IV: Specific Diseases and Conditions
Part V: Resources
Title: “Biomarkers in Disease: Methods, Discoveries and Applications”
Author: Victor R. Preedy