Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: Neuroendocrinology and The Pituitary Gland

6th Edition

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Key Features

  • Stay abreast of the newest knowledge in neuroendocrinology and the pituitary gland, including…
    • the most recent understanding of fundamental cellular and physiologic functions of the neuroendocrine system
    • mechanisms underlying clinical disorders
    • approaches to managing patients harboring disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland
    • and much more.
  • Approach any subject either by specific gland or through a discussion of multi-hormonal integration of endocrine function, as led by the "master conductor of the endocrine orchestra," the pituitary gland.
  • Gain a state-of-the-art understanding of comprehensive descriptors, integrating endocrine cell ontogeny, hormonal control of growth and maturation processes, and childhood and young adult pathophysiology with maturation and aging processes.
  • Count on all the authority that has made Endocrinology, 6th Edition, edited by Drs. Jameson and De Groot, the go-to clinical medical reference for endocrinologists worldwide.
  • Make the best clinical endocrinology decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in conjunction with expert opinion.

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

Details

No. of pages:
394
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780323240628

About the authors

Shlomo Melmed

Dr. Melmed co-edits Endocrinology: Basic and Clinical Principles, is the Neuroendocrine Section Editor for DeGroot and Jameson's Textbook of Endocrinology, and Williams Textbook of Endocrinology; and is pituitary section author for Harrison's Textbook of Medicine. In addition to being the Editor-in-Chief of Pituitary, he is on the editorial board of Journal of Clinical Investigation and past Editor-in-Chief of Endocrinology.