Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: Neuroendocrinology and The Pituitary Gland


  • Shlomo Melmed, MD, Professor of Medicine, Senior Vice President and Dean of the Faculty, Cedars Sinai Health System, Los Angeles California
  • J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Robert G. Dunlop Professor of Medicine, Dean, Raymond and Ruth Perelman, School of Medicine, Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania for the Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Leslie De Groot, MD, Research Professor, University of Rhode Island; Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago; President, MDTEXT.COM, Incorporated, South Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Apply the latest advances in management of neuroendocrine and pituitary disorders with the Neuroendocrinology & The Pituitary Gland! Brought to you by the same expert endocrinologists responsible for the highly acclaimed two-volume textbook, Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric, this derivative book presents a compilation of chapters covering all material related to neuroendocrinology and the pituitary gland. Never before available as a stand-alone offering, this content will enable you to give your patients the benefit of today's best neuroendocrine and pituitary know-how from the leading resource in endocrinology.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-24062-8

Table of Contents

  1. Development of the Pituitary
  2. Prolactin
  3. Adrenocotricotropic Hormone
  4. Endocrine Rhythms, The Sleep-Wake Cycle, and Biological Clocks
  5. Hypothalamic Syndromes
  6. Hypopituitarism and Growth Hormone Deficiency
  7. Acromegaly
  8. Cushing’s Syndrome
  9. Clinically Nonfunctioning Sellar Masses
  10. Tsh-Producing Adenomas
  11. Disorders of Prolactin Secretion and Prolactinomas
  12. Pituitary Surgery
  13. Evaluation and Management of Childhood Hypothalamic and Pituitary Tumors
  14. Vasopressin, Diabetes Insipidus, and the Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  15. The Pineal Gland and Melatonin
  16. Regulation of Growth Hormone and Action (Secretagogues)
  17. Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 and its Binding Proteins
  18. Somatic Growth and Maturation
  19. Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children