Williams Textbook of Endocrinology

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology

14th Edition - November 14, 2019
  • Authors: Shlomo Melmed, Ronald Koenig, Clifford Rosen, Richard Auchus, Allison Goldfine
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323711548
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323555968

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Expertly bridging the gap between basic science and clinical information, Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, 14th Edition, brings together an outstanding collection of world-renowned authors to provide authoritative discussions of the full spectrum of adult and pediatric endocrine system disorders. New chapters and significant revisions throughout keep you up to date with recent advances in medications, therapies, clinical trials, and more. This essential reference is a must-have resource for endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, gynecologists, internists, pediatricians, and other clinicians who need current, comprehensive coverage of this multifaceted field.

Table of Contents

  • Section I: HORMONES AND HORMONE ACTION
    1. Principles of Endocrinology
    2. Principles of Hormone Action
    3. Genetics of Endocrinology
    4. Laboratory Techniques for Recognition of Endocrine Disorders
    5. The Global Burden of Endocrine Disease
    6. Navigating Through Clinical Practice Guidelines in Endocrinology
    Section II: HYPOTHALAMUS AND PITUITARY
    7. Neuroendocrinology
    8. Pituitary Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation
    9. Pituitary Masses and Tumors
    10. Posterior Pituitary
    Section III: THYROID
    11. Thyroid Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation
    12. Hyperthyroid Disorders
    13. Hypothyroidism and Thyroiditis
    14. Nontoxic Diffuse Goiter, Nodular Thyroid Disorders, and Thyroid Malignancies
    Section IV: ADRENAL CORTEX AND ENDOCRINE HYPERTENSION
    15. The Adrenal Cortex
    16. Endocrine Hypertension
    Section V: SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTION
    17. Physiology and Pathology of the Female Reproductive Axis
    18. Hormonal Contraception
    19. Testicular Disorders
    20. Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women
    21. Transgender Endocrinology
    Section VI: ENDOCRINOLOGY AND THE LIFE SPAN
    Section VI A: Maternal-Fetal
    22. Endocrine Changes in Pregnancy
    23. Endocrinology of Fetal Development
    Section VI B: Childhood
    24. Disorders of Sex Development
    25. Normal and Aberrant Growth in Children
    26. Physiology and Disorders of Puberty
    Section VI C: Adult
    27. Hormones and Athletic Performance
    28. Endocrinology and Aging
    Section VII: MINERAL METABOLISM
    29. Hormones and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism
    30. Osteoporosis: Basic and Clinical Aspects
    31. Rickets and Osteomalacia
    32. Kidney Stones
    Section VIII: DISORDERS OF CARBOHYDRATE AND FAT METABOLISM
    33. Physiology of Insulin Secretion
    34. Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    35. Therapeutics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    36. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    37. Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
    38. Hypoglycemia
    39. Neuroendocrine Control of Energy Stores
    40. Obesity
    41. Disorders of Lipid Metabolism
    Section IX: POLYENDOCRINE AND NEOPLASTIC DISORDERS
    42. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
    43. The Immunoendocrinopathy Syndromes
    44. Endocrinology of HIV/AIDS
    45. Neuroendocrine Tumors
    46. Endocrinology of Cancer Survivors

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1792
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: November 14, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323711548
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323555968

About the Authors

Shlomo Melmed

Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, FRCP, MACP, is Executive VP and Dean of the Medical Faculty at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He leads Cedars-Sinai’s research and education programs, recruiting nationally recognized faculty leadership, establishing new educational programs and maintaining the highest academic standards. Dr. Melmed holds the Helene A. and Philip E. Hixon Distinguished Chair in Investigative Medicine. An international authority on pituitary medicine, he has pioneered the discovery and application of novel treatments for endocrine tumors and has authored more than 350 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Melmed has been a faculty leader at Cedars-Sinai for nearly 40 years and has been the health system’s chief academic officer since 1998. Dr. Melmed's laboratory consistently has received competitive grant awards from the National Institutes of Health since 1980, and he has trained over 80 physicians, scientists and graduate students who occupy leading positions in academic endocrinology worldwide. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Investigation and is also an Associate Dean of the UCLA School of Medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Dean of the Medical Faculty, Cedars Sinai Health System, USA

Ronald Koenig

Clifford Rosen

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Richard Auchus

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes, University of Michigan, Endocrinology Service Chief, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Allison Goldfine

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Lecturer, Part-Time, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, Director, Translational Medicine Cardiometabolic Disease Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts