Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124755703, 9780080547855

Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases

1st Edition

Editor-in-Chiefs: Luciano Martini
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124755703
eBook ISBN: 9780080547855
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th March 2004
Page Count: 3043


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The Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases is an authoritative reference developed by 16 international experts who recruited the world's top scientists for contributions. This stellar reference work focuses on nearly 500 endocrine diseases addressing everything from acromeglay, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, Von Hippel-Lindau Disease, unexplained weight loss, to androgen related disorders. This encyclopedia is an essential addition to any library collection written to be accessible for both the clinical and non-clinical reader.

Associate Editors include: Eli Y. Adashi, John P. Bilezikian, George P. Chrousos, Junichi Fukata, Julianne Imperato-McGinley, Hiroo Imura, Antonio Liuzzi, Frank L. Moore, Daniel Porte, Jens F. Rehfeld, Ellis Samols, Gustav Schonfeld, Pierre C. Sizonenko, Wilmar M. Wiersinga.

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Key Features

  • Includes nearly 500 entries addressing all aspects of endocrine diseases
  • More than 800 eminent researchers contributed from 25 different countries around the world
  • More than 900 figures and 450 tables displayed
  • Comprehensive glossary comprising 1500 definitions
  • The Editor-in-Chief is former editor of the journal Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology and has contributed to over 40 books in the field of endocrinology


Researchers, professionals, and specialists in endocrinology; as well as internists, graduate and undergraduate students.

Table of Contents

Adrenal Cortex; calcium; comparative endocrinology; diabetes; endocrinology of aging; female reproduction; gastrointestinal hormones; glucose metabolism; hypertension; lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis; male reproduction; neuroendocrinology; peptide hormone biosynthesis; pituitary gland and diseases; puberty and related diseases; thyroid gland


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About the Editor-in-Chief

Luciano Martini

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Endocrinology, University of Milano, Milano, Italy

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