Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Pathophysiology of the Menopause

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. D. T. Baird
      Pages 3-10
    3. D. C. Anderson
      Pages 11-22
    4. J. W. W. Studd, N. R. Watson, A. Henderson
      Pages 23-33
    5. D. Gath, S. Iles
      Pages 35-45
    6. M. Brincat, C. Moniz, M. Savvas, J. W. W. Studd
      Pages 47-55
    7. L. D. Cardozo
      Pages 57-71
  3. Pathophysiology of Osteoporosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. R. Lindsay, F. Cosman
      Pages 75-86
    3. R. M. Francis, A. Sutcliffe
      Pages 87-99
    4. A. Boyde
      Pages 101-103
    5. P. L. Selby
      Pages 105-117
    6. I. Fogelman, A. Rodin
      Pages 119-133
    7. J. A. Kanis, E. V. McCloskey, K. S. Eyres, D. V. O’Doherty, J. Aaron
      Pages 135-147
    8. L. Edwards
      Pages 149-161
  4. Risks and Benefits of HRT

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. M. P. Cust, K. F. Gangar, M. I. Whitehead
      Pages 177-195
    3. J. C. Montgomery, D. Crook
      Pages 197-208
    4. R. K. Ross, M. C. Pike, T. M. Mack, B. E. Henderson
      Pages 209-222
    5. T. W. Meade
      Pages 223-248
  5. Therapeutic Potential

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. D. W. Purdie, A. Horsman
      Pages 251-264
    3. D. M. Hart
      Pages 265-277
    4. T. Garnett, M. Savvas, J. W. W. Studd
      Pages 295-314
    5. J. C. Stevenson, R. C. Hillard, M. Ellerington
      Pages 315-321
    6. M. Notelovitz
      Pages 323-347
  6. HRT and the Community

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. J. O. Drife
      Pages 351-362
    3. D. H. Barlow
      Pages 373-385
    4. James O. Drife, John W. W. Studd
      Pages 387-388
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 389-394

About these proceedings


HRT and Osteoporosis is a response to the increasing awareness among both the medical profession and the general public that ovarian failure is an important cause of osteoporosis and that much of the bone loss after the menopause can be prevented by oestrogen treatment. There is now an urgent need on the part of women, their doctors and those responsible for public health policy for practical guidance on such questions as the safety and acceptability of long-term treatment with sex hormones, the economic costs and benefits of such treatment, and the role of specialists and GPs in promoting and monitoring hormone replacement therapy. All these issues and more are considered here. The book comprehensively reviews current knowledge of the subject and gives recommendations for clinical practice and future research.


Osteoporose bone cancer endocrinology fracture hormone therapy hormones menopause osteoporosis pathophysiology screening sex therapy tissue treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • James O. Drife
    • 1
  • John W. W. Studd
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Clarendon WingLeeds General InfirmaryLeedsUK
  2. 2.King’s College HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.The Menopause ClinicDulwich HospitalLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-1801-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-1799-5
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