Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 25, 2015 - Medical - 2700 pages

Considered the definitive source in its field for over 35 years, Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric, has been thoroughly updated to reflect today's recent advances in adult and pediatric endocrinology. Unique perspectives from a team of trusted, world-renowned experts ensure this medical reference book remains the most highly-regarded text in the field.

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  • Expanded coverage for key topics such as pediatric endocrinology and obesity mechanisms and treatment, in addition to today's hot topics in endocrinology, including endocrine disruptors, bariatric surgery, androgen deficiency, genetic causes of obesity, endocrine rhythms, and the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in thyroid cancer.
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Contents

Part01 Principles of Endocrinology and Hormone Signaling
1
Part02 Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary Disease
70
Part03 Growth and Maturation
323
Part04 Obesity Anorexia and Nutrition
455
Part05 Diabetes Mellitus
515
Part06 Parathyroid Gland Calciotropic Hormones and Bone Metabolism
967
Index
1
IBC
79
CONTENTS
xix
Part07 Thyroid
1255
Part08 Adrenal
1693
Part09 Cardiovascular Endocrinology
1952
Part10 Endocrine Changes in Critically Ill Patients
1985
Part11 Reproductive Endocrinology and Sexual Function
2002
Part12 Female Reproduction
2177
Part13 Male Reproduction
2324

Front Cover
80
Endocrinology
i
Copyright
ii
CONTRIBUTORS
iii
PREFACE
xvii
Part14 Endocrinology of Pregnancy
2486
Part15 Multisystem Endocrine Disorders
2548
Part16 Endocrine Testing
2653
Index
1
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