Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Parathyroid Gland and Bone Metabolism

6th Edition


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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.

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 authors

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

Leslie De Groot

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, University of Rhode Island; Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago; President, MDTEXT.COM, Incorporated, South Dartmouth, Massachusetts