Dmitriy S. AGANOV, Cand. Sci. (Med), captain of medical service at the Departmental Therapeutic Clinic of the S. M. Kirov Military Medical Academy. (Saint-Petersburg)
The report summarizes the contemporary notions about the ways of classification, aetiology, pathogenesis, and the methods of diagnostic and therapy of osteoporosis. The ways for physician’s work with patients aiming at duly detection, prevention and treatment are given for both a big megalopolis and for the conditions of a regional health service.