It is necessary to understand the pathophysiology of osteoporosis in order to cure or prevent it. This involves establishing normal standards of bone formation and comparing these with measurements in osteoporotics. Here the authors present data collected through more sophisticated techniques than have been available previously, and offer some conclusions as to their implications.
Jett, Sam; Wu, Kent; and Frost, Harold M.
"Tetracycline-based Histological Measurement of Corticalendosteal Bone Formation in Normal and Osteoporotic Rib,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 15
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.henryford.com/hfhmedjournal/vol15/iss4/6