Pediatric Endocrinology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781416040903

Pediatric Endocrinology

3rd Edition

Authors: Mark Sperling Mark Sperling
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416040903
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 25th April 2008
Page Count: 912
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Description

Completely updated, the new edition of this easy-to-reference text examines the physiological, biochemical, and genetic aspects of pediatric endocrine disorders. Leaders in the field discuss the hottest topics—including genetics, diabetes and obesity—impacting today’s endocrine practice, keeping you up to date. A user-friendly organization speeds you to the information you need, and conceptual illustrations and photographs depict the latest advances with consistency and clarity. It’s the guidance you need to provide effective, state-of-the-art care for your pediatric and neonatal patients.

Key Features

  • Examines the physiological, biochemical, and genetic aspects of endocrine disorders all in one convenient reference.
  • Incorporates the importance of molecular biology as it relates to developmental and pediatric endocrinology.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Molecular Endocrinology and Endocrine Genetics, Ram K. Menon, MD • Massimo Trucco, MD • Constantine A. Stratakis, MD, DSC

Chapter 2 Receptor Transduction of Hormone Action, Alan M. Rice, MD • Scott A. Rivkees, MD

Chapter 3 Disorders of Bone Mineral Metabolism: Normal Homeostasis, Allen W. Root, MD

Chapter 4, Ambiguous Genitalia, Selma Feldman Witchel, MD • Peter A. Lee, MD, PHD

Chapter 5 Hypoglycemia in Neonates and Infants, Diva D. De León, MD • Charles A. Stanley, MD • Mark A. Sperling, MD

Chapter 6 Disorders of the Thyroid in the Newborn and Infant, Delbert A. Fisher, MD • Annette Grueters, MD

Chapter 7 Thyroid Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence, Delbert A. Fisher, MD • Annette Grueters, MD

Chapter 8 Disorders of Growth Hormone/Insulin-like Growth Factor Secretion and Action, Ron G. Rosenfeld, MD • Pinchas Cohen, MD

Chapter 9 Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary, Louis J. Muglia, MD, PHD • Joseph A. Majzoub, MD

Chapter 10 Diabetes Mellitus, Mark A. Sperling, MD • Stuart A. Weinzimer, MD • William V. Tamborlane, MD

Chapter 11 Hypoglycemia in the Infant and Child, David R. Langdon, MD • Charles A. Stanley, MD • Mark A. Sperling, MD

Chapter 12 The Adrenal Cortex and its Disorders, Walter L. Miller, MD • John C. Achermann, MD • Christa E. Flück, MD

Chapter 13 Pheochromocytoma and the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes, Steven D. Chernausek, MD • Charis Eng, MD, PHD

Chapter 14 Puberty and Its Disorders in the Female, Robert L. Rosenfield, MD • David W. Cooke, MD • Sally Radovick, MD

Chapter 15 Turner Syndrome, Paul Saenger, MD

Chapter 16 The Testes: Disorders of Sexual Differentiation and Puberty in the Male, Ieuan A. Hughes, MD, FRCP

Chapter 17 Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis in the Newborn, Infant, Child, and Adolescent, Allen W. Root, MD • Frank B. Diamond, JR., MD

Chapter 18 Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes, Michael J. Haller, MD • William E. Winter, MD Desmond A. Schatz, MD

Chapter 19 Disorders of Energy Balance, Robert H. Lustig, MD • Ram Weiss, MD3

Chapter 20 Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Sarah C. Couch, PHD, RD • Steven Daniels, MD, PHD

Chapter 21 Laboratory Methods in Pediatric Endocrinology, Robert Rapaport, MD • Russell Grant, PHD • Sharon J. Hyman, MD • Mark Stene, PHD

Index

Details

No. of pages:
912
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781416040903

About the Author

Mark Sperling

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes Mellitus, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mark Sperling

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes Mellitus, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania