Bone Mineral Metabolism

  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 1,157 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • Understand the important mineral metabolism of bone.
  • Learn the role of various hormones that play a role in calcium metabolism.
  • The molecular basis for calcium metabolism.
  • Learn about parathyroid hormone(PTH) in detail.
  • A detailed explanation of Vitamin D functions.

What you'll learn

The course on bone mineral metabolism is aimed at postgraduate students who are the chief target audience. The topic will be dealt with in 8 chapters starting with an overview of calcium and magnesium metabolism. read more »»

The chapters that follow in pursuit explain fetal calcium metabolism, the role of fibroblast growth factors, how gonadal steroids affect the mineral metabolism of bone. There are going to be chapters that teach exclusively about parathyroid hormone and vitamin D in detail. Overall, students who take up this course would be able to understand clearly the biochemical basis of bone metabolism, the physiology pertaining to it, and the applied aspects of the concept.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates

Instructor

Dr. Vishwanath Mahadevuni

“Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India”


4/5

Dr. Vishwanath is a distinguished orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad with over 3 years of experience as a trusted orthopedic surgeon and 1-year experience in joint replacement. Born and brought up in Hyderabad Dr. Vishwanath did his MBBS from Mamata medical college, Khammam, M.S.Orthopedics from Osmania Medical College, Fellowship in Joint replacement from sunshine Hospital. He has also had a stint as the Assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and the Outpatient clinics at Hope orthopedic clinic, Hyderabad. His primary procedural focus lies in Total Hip Replacements, Total knee Replacement, and Orthopedic trauma.

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Instructor

Dr. Vishwanath Mahadevuni

“Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India”


4/5

Dr. Vishwanath is a distinguished orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad with over 3 years of experience as a trusted orthopedic surgeon and 1-year experience in joint replacement. Born and brought up in Hyderabad Dr. Vishwanath did his MBBS from Mamata medical college, Khammam, M.S.Orthopedics from Osmania Medical College, Fellowship in Joint replacement from sunshine Hospital. He has also had a stint as the Assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Mamata Academy of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and the Outpatient clinics at Hope orthopedic clinic, Hyderabad. His primary procedural focus lies in Total Hip Replacements, Total knee Replacement, and Orthopedic trauma.

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Last Updated 07/2021

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