Sperling Pediatric Endocrinology

Sperling Pediatric Endocrinology

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5th Edition - July 22, 2020

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  • Author: Mark Sperling
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323625203
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323625210

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An ideal resource for both pediatricians and endocrinologists, Sperling’s Pediatric Endocrinology, 5th Edition, brings you fully up to date with accelerating research; new discoveries in metabolic, biochemical and molecular mechanisms; and the resulting advances in today’s clinical care. The editorial team of world-renowned pediatric endocrinologists led by Dr. Mark Sperling, as well as expert contributing authors, cover comprehensive and current aspects of both basic science and clinical practice. Whether you’re preparing for certification or have extensive clinical experience, this detailed, authoritative reference helps you increase your knowledge and determine the best possible course for every patient.

Table of Contents

  • SECTION I Principles and Methods of Pediatric Endocrinology, 1

    1. Overview and Principles of Pediatric Endocrinology, 1
    Mark A. Sperling
    2. Molecular Endocrinology, Endocrine Genetics, and Precision Medicine, 9
    Ram K. Menon, Massimo Trucco, Joseph A. Majzoub, Constantine A. Stratakis
    3. Receptor Transduction Pathways Mediating Hormone Action,   30
    Bassil Kublaoui, Michael A. Levine
    4. Endocrinology Laboratory Testing, 86
    Jon Nakamoto

    SECTION II Endocrine Disorders in the Neonate, 106

    5. Fetal-Maternal Endocrinology and Parturition, 106
    Sam Mesiano, Helen N. Jones, Heide Aungst, Tani Malhotra, Louis J. Muglia
    6. Ambiguous Genitalia, 123
    Selma Feldman Witchel, Peter A. Lee
    7. Hypoglycemia in the Newborn and Infant, 175
    Diva D. De Leon, Paul Thornton, Charles A. Stanley, Mark A. Sperling
    8. Disorders of the Thyroid in the Newborn and Infant,   202
    Johnny Deladoey, Julia Elisabeth von Oettingen, Guy Van Vliet
    9. Disorders of Mineral Metabolism: Normal Homeostasis, 220
    Allen W. Root
    10. Monogenic Diabetes Mellitus: Neonatal Diabetes and Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young, 279
    Siri Atma W. Greeley*, Mary K. McCauley*, Louis H. Philipson, Mark A. Sperling
    *Authors contributed equally to this chapter

    SECTION III Childhood and Adolescent Endocrinology, 299

    11. Disorders of Childhood Growth, 299
    Alexander A.L. Jorge, Adda Grimberg, Mehul T. Dattani, Jeffrey Baron
    12. Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary, 357
    Abhinash Srivatsa, Joseph A. Majzoub
    13. Thyroid Disorders in Children and Adolescents, 395
    Scott Rivkees, Andrew J. Bauer
    14. The Adrenal Cortex and Its Disorders, 425
    Walter L. Miller, Christa E. Flück, David T. Breault, Brian J. Feldman
    15. Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma, Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma, and Hereditary Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes,    491
    Steven G. Waguespack, Lauren Fishbein
    16. Puberty in the Female and Its Disorders, 528
    Robert L. Rosenfield, David W. Cooke, Sally Radovick
    17. Turner Syndrome, 627
    Philippe Backeljauw, Steven D. Chernausek, Claus Højbjerg Gravholt, Paul Kruszka
    18. Puberty and Its Disorders in the Male, 661
    Mark R. Palmert, Yee-Ming Chan, Leo Dunkel
    19. Care of Transgender/Gender Nonconforming Youth,   695
    Stephen M. Rosenthal, Amy B. Wisniewski
    20. Disorders of Mineral Metabolism II. Abnormalities of Mineral Homeostasis in the Newborn, Infant, Child, and Adolescent,   705
    Allen W. Root, Michael A. Levine
    21. Diabetes Mellitus, 814
    Mark A. Sperling, Joseph I. Wolfsdorf, Ram K. Menon, William V. Tamborlane, David Maahs, Tadej Battelino, Moshe Phillip
    22. Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes, 884
    Bimota Nambam, Michael J. Haller, William E. Winter, Desmond Schatz
    23. Hypoglycemia in the Toddler and Child,    904
    Joseph I. Wolfsdorf, Charles A. Stanley
    24. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Disorders of Energy Balance, 939
    Joan C. Han, Ram Weiss
    25. Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents, 1004
    Stephen R. Daniels, Sarah C. Couch

    Index, 1022

    Interactive questions for self-assessment can be found in the e-book; see inside front cover for details.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1072
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: July 22, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323625203
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323625210

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

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