Williams Textbook Of Endocrinology

Williams Textbook Of Endocrinology
Publisher: Philadelphia : Saunders/Elsevier, c2008.
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ISBN: 0323045820
Category: English


Includes bibliographical references and index.

Principles of endocrinology --The endocrine patient --Genetic control of peptide hormone formation --Mechanism of action of hormones that act on nuclear receptors --Mechanism of action of hormones that act at the cell surface --Laboratory techniques for recognition of endocrine disorders --Neuroendocrinology --Anterior pituitary --Posterior pituitary --Thyroid physiology and diagnostic evaluation of patients with thyroid disorders --Thyrotoxicosis --Hypothyroidism and thyroiditis --Nontoxic diffuse and nodular goiter and thyroid neoplasia --The adrenal cortex --Endocrine hypertension --The physiology and pathology of the female reproductive axis --Hormonal contraception --Testicular disorders --Sexual dysfunction in men and women --Endorcine changes in pregnancy --Endocrinology of fetal development --Disorders of sex development --Normal and aberrant growth --Puberty: ontogeny, neuroendocrinology, physiology, and disorders --Hormones and athletic performance --Endocrinology and aging --Hormones and disorders of mineral metabolism --Metabolic bone disease --Kidney stones --Type 2 diabetes mellitus --Type 1 diabetes mellitus --Complications of diabetes mellitus --Glucose homeostasis and hypoglycemia --Neuroendocrine control of energy stores --Obesity --Disorders of lipid metabolism --Endocrinology of HIV/AIDS --Gastrointestinal hormones and gut endocrine tumors --Pathogenesis of endocrine tumors --Multiple endocrine neoplasia --The immunoendocrinopathy syndromes --Endocrine-responsive cancer --Humoral manifestations of malignancy --Carcinoid tumors, carcinoid syndrome, and related disorders.