Endocrine Hypertension, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America book cover

Endocrine Hypertension, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America

This important issue of Endocrinology Clinics is devoted to the unique topic of endocrine-adrenal and steroid hypertension. The following topics are covered. An overview of endocrine systems and hypertension; accuracy and cost effectiveness of screening for adrenal-endocrine hypertension; pheochromocytoma and related chromaffin cell tumors in adreno-medullary disease; variants, detection, and treatment of Cushing’s Syndrome; how glucocorticoids cause hypertension and cardiovascular disease; primary aldosteronism, Conn’s diagnosis and management; familial or genetic primary aldosteronism in Gordon’s Sydrome; Liddle’s Syndrome, Bartter, Gitelman, and related disorders of high and low pressure and pregnancy-related hypertension due to MR mutation; glucocorticoid remediable hypertension; low rennin hypertension in childhood; ovarian hypertension and PCOS; and oral contraceptives and hypertension.

Hardbound, 216 Pages

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0441-5

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