Volume 40-2. Endocrine Hypertension, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America

1st Edition

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  • Print ISBN 9781455704415

Description

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.

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781455704415

About the author

Lawrence Krakoff

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai Medical Center