Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Parathyroid Gland and Bone Metabolism


  • John Potts, MD, Distinguished Jackson Professor of Clinical Medicine, Harvard Medical School and The Massachusetts General Hospital, Endocrine Unit, Boston, MA, USA
  • 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

Effectively manage parathyroid and bone metabolism disorders with The Parathyroid Gland and Bone Metabolism! Brought to you by the same leading endocrinologists responsible for the highly acclaimed two-volume textbook, Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric, this derivative book presents a compilation of chapters covering all endocrinology material related to parathyroid and bone metabolism. Never before available as a stand-alone offering, this content will enable you to give your patients the benefit of today’s best know-how on parathyroid and bone metabolism from the leading resource in endocrinology.
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Book information

  • Published: August 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-24063-5

Table of Contents

  1. Parathyroid Hormone and Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide in the Regulation of Calcium Homeostasis and Bone Development
  2. Calcitonin
  3. Vitamin D: From Photosynthesis, Metabolism, and Action to Clinical Applications
  4. Bone Development and Remodeling
  5. Calcium Regulation, Calcium Homeostasis, and Genetic Disorders of Calcium Metabolism
  6. Genetic Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis
  7. Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  8. Malignancy-Associated Hypercalcemia and Medical Management
  9. Surgical Management of Hyperparathyroidism
  10. Pseudohypoparathyroidism, Albright’s Hereditary Osteodystrophy, and Progressive Osseus Heteroplasia: Disorders Caused by Inactivating GNAS Mutations
  11. Genetic Defects in Vitamin D Metabolism and Action
  12. Hereditary Disorders of the Skeleton
  13. Bone Density and Imaging of Osteoporosis
  14. Chronic Kidney Disease Mineral and Bone Disorder
  15. Disorders of Calcification: Osteomalacia and Rickets
  16. Paget’s Disease of Bone