Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Adrenal Gland book cover

Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Adrenal Gland

Give your patients the benefit of today's best adrenal endocrinology know-how with The Adrenal Gland, a new derivative book from the same expert endocrinologists responsible for the highly acclaimed two-volume textbook, Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric. Never before available as a stand-alone offering, this compilation of chapters from the leading resource in endocrinology covers all material related to the adrenal gland.

Paperback, 281 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-24059-8


    1. The Principles, Enzymes, and Pathways of Human Steroidogenesis
    2. Glucocorticoid Action: Physiology
    3. Glucocorticoid Receptors: Their Mechanisms of Action and Glucocorticoid Resistance
    4. Aldosterone: Secretion and Action
    5. Glucocorticoid Therapy
    6. Adrenal Insufficiency
    7. Adrenal Causes of Hypercortisolism
    8. Defects of Adrenal Steroidogenesis
    9. Adrenarche and Adrenopause
    10. Adrenal Gland Imaging
    11. Adrenocortical Carcinoma
    12. Primary Mineralocorticoid Excess Syndromes and Hypertension
    13. Mineralocorticoid Deficiency
    14. Pheochromocytoma
    15. Adrenal Surgery
    16. Cushing’s Syndrome


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