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Title:
Basic & clinical endocrinology
Author:
Greenspan, Francis S. (Francis Sorrel), 1920-
Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xv, 891 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction to endocrinology -- Hormone synthesis & release -- Mechanisms of hormone action - Endocrine autoimmunity -- Hypothalamus & pituitary -- Growth -- The thyroid gland -- Mineral metabolism & metabolic bone disease -- Glucocorticoids & adrenal androgens -- Endocrine hypertension -- Adrenal medulla -- Testes -- Ovaries -- Abnormalities of sexual determination & differentiation -- Puberty -- The endocrinology of pregnancy -- Regulatory peptides of the gut -- Pancreatic hormones & diabetes mellitus -- Hypoglycemic disorders -- Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism -- Obesity & overweight --Hormones & cancer -- Humoral manifestations of malignancy -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- Geriatric endocrinology -- Endocrine emergencies -- AIDS endocrinopathies -- Appendix: Table of normal hormone reference ranges.
ISBN:
9780838505977

9780071182225
Format :
Book

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This text reviews the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of endocrine diseases, emphasising molecular endocrinology and new diagnostic and therapeutic methods.