Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, Volume 1
Elsevier Mosby, 2006 - Medical - 1780 pages
Well-known for its authoritative and comprehensive coverage, complete treatment of pediatric pathophysiology, and the most extensive illustration program in its field, the 5th edition of this classic book has been extensively revised and updated. Part One presents the general principles of pathophysiology and discusses the influence of the environment and the role of genetics in the development of disease. Part Two, organized by body system, examines normal anatomy and physiology, alterations of function in adults, and alterations of function in children.
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In parallel, obesity leads to hyperinsulinemia, which causes a decrease in the
liver synthesis and blood circulating levels of sex hormone- binding globulin (
SHGB). The combined effect of increased synthesis of estrone and testosterone,
High insulin levels can increase ovarian and, possibly, adrenal androgen
synthesis and in some genetically susceptible, premenopausal women cause the
development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).156 PCOS is characterized
impending menopause is the initial "monotropic" FP increase in FSH without
corresponding changes in LH levels. Lower inhibin B and increased activin A (a
potent stimulator of FSH) levels contribute to this phenomenon.1 Increased FSH ...
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this book blows... it is not organized well and it seems as if they just cut and pasted chunks of different books with out giving much thought to it... its as if the writers had no real understanding.. which is surprising because the ~20 authors claim to have Ph.D.'s. hate reading this book, hate carrying this book around, hate virtually everything about this book. on the positive side... it is surprisingly cheap for how thick it is... guess its true that you get what you pay for.
Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes I
Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology
Fluids and Electrolytes
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