Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Parathyroid Gland and Bone Metabolism

6th Edition


  • John Potts
  • J. Larry Jameson
  • Leslie De Groot
    • Print ISBN 9780323240635

    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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