Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Adrenal Gland

6th Edition

Authors:

  • Ashley B. Grossman
  • J. Larry Jameson
  • Leslie De Groot
    • Print ISBN 9780323240598

    Key Features

    • Stay abreast of the newest knowledge and advances in adrenal endocrinology, including…
      • the molecular genetics of pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas
      • the newest therapies for adrenocortical carcinoma, written by the organizers of the first major international trials
      • a survey of adrenal imaging, authored by the world's major diagnostic imaging specialist on cross-sectional CT and MR scanning of the adrenal gland
      • a comprehensive survey of adrenarche and the adrenopause - topics not adequately covered in most other adrenal endocrinology books
      • and much more.
    • 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. 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    281
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9780323240598