Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Parathyroid Gland and Bone Metabolism E-Book - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323090988

Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Parathyroid Gland and Bone Metabolism E-Book

6th Edition

Authors: John Potts J. Larry Jameson
eBook ISBN: 9780323090988
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 20th June 2013
Page Count: 301

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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 eBook 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.

Key Features

  • Stay abreast of the newest knowledge and advances on parathyroid and bone metabolism, including…
    • pediatric parathyroid disorders and bone metabolism disorders
    • major diseases common to the aging population, such as osteoporosis
    • advances in the genetics of disorders involving calciotropic hormones
    • newer diagnostic approaches and therapies for bone diseases, from osteoporosis to Paget’s disease
    • 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 decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in conjunction with expert opinion.

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices.

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


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About the Author

John Potts

Affiliations and Expertise

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

J. Larry Jameson

Affiliations and Expertise

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