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Growth Hormone in Health and Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128048276, 9780128052433

Growth Hormone in Health and Disease, Volume 138

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editor: F.F. Casanueva
eBook ISBN: 9780128052433
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128048276
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st February 2016
Page Count: 244
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Table of Contents

1. Ghrelin Actions on Somatotropic and Gonadotropic Function in Humans
Giovanna Motta, Stefano Allasia, Ezio Ghigo and Fabio Lanfranco
2. Deconstructing the GH Receptor: Physical and Metabolic Phenotypes of Tissue-specific GH Receptor gene Disrupted Mice
Jonathan A. Young, Edward O. List and John J. Kopchick
3. Regulation of GH by the Splanchnic Area
Silvia Barja-Fernandez, Cintia Folgueira, Cecilia Castelao, Rosaura Leis, Ana B. Crujeiras, Felipe F. Casanueva and Luisa M. Seoane
4. The Modern Criteria for Medical Management of Acromegaly
Stefano Frara, Filippo Maffezzoni, Gherardo Mazziotti and Andrea Giustina
5. Genetic Predictors of rResponse to Different Medical Therapies in Acromegaly
Ana M. Ramos-Leví, Ignacio Bernabeu, Miguel Sampedro-Núñez and Mónica Marazuela
6. Neurosurgical Treatment of Acromegaly
Michael Buchfelder and Julian Feulner
7. The Burden of GH Deficiency and Excess in Children
Hugo L. Fideleff, Hugo R. Boquete, Martha G. Suárez and Miriam Azaretzky
8. GH and Pituitary Hormone Alterations after Traumatic Brain Injury
Züleyha Karaca, Fatih Tanrıverdi, Kürşad Ünlühızarcı and Fahrettin Kelestimur
9. Effects of Growth Hormone on Bone
Nicholas A. Tritos and Anne Klibanski


This volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on the growth hormone in health and disease.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Students, researchers, microbiologists, molecular biologists


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About the Serial Volume Editor

F.F. Casanueva

Prof. Felipe F. Casanueva works at the Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Section, Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Section, Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela, Spain