Growth Hormone in Health and Disease

Growth Hormone in Health and Disease

1st Edition - February 1, 2016
  • Editor: F.F. Casanueva
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128052433
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128048276

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Description

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

Readership

Students, researchers, microbiologists, molecular biologists

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 244
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2016
  • Published: February 1, 2016
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128052433
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128048276

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