Books by Subject
- Acute endocrinology : from cause to consequence — Endocrine pathology-- differential diagnosis and molecular advances. 2nd ed. (100)
- Endocrine physiology. 4th ed. — Multiple origins of sex differences in brain : neuroendocrine functions and their pathologies (100)
- Netter Collection of medical illustrations. Volume 2, Endocrine system. 2nd ed. — Thyroid neoplasms (100)
- Thyroid ultrasound and ultrasound-guided FNA. 2nd ed. — Yen and Jaffe's Reproductive endocrinology : physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical management. 7th ed. (24)
- 2013 AccessMedicinePatricia E. Molina.This book provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamental concepts of hormone biological action. These concepts provide a solid foundation for understanding the physiologic mechanisms involved in neuroendocrine regulation of organ function. -- Publisher description
- 2013 ScienceDirect2013 ClinicalKey[edited by] Michael T. McDermott.Continues the tradition of the Secrets Series®, offering fast answers to the most essential clinical endocrinology questions. The Q&A format includes pearls, tips, and memory aids to help you to learn and study efficiently. Provides a concise board review or handy clinical endocrinology resource.
- 2009 SpringerJohnathan G.H. Hubbard, William B. Inabnet, and Chung-Yau Lo (eds.).
- 2014 ClinicalKeyedited by Tom W.J. Lennard.Parathyroid disease / William B. Inabnet III, James A. Lee, and Barnard J.A. Palmer -- The thyroid gland / James C. Lee, Justin S. Gundara, and Stanley B. Sidhu -- The adrenal glands / Sebastian Aspinall -- Familial endocrine disease : genetics, clinical presentation, and management / Paul Brennan, Stephen G. Ball, and T.W.J. Lennard -- Endocrine tumours of the pancreas / Robin M. Cisco and Jeffrey A. Norton -- Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumours / Goran Akerstrom, Per Hellman, and Ola Hessman -- Clinical governance, ethics, and medico-legal aspects of endocrine surgery / Peter Angelos and Barnard J. Harrison -- The salivary glands / Paula Bradley, James O'Hara, and Janet Wilson.
- 2013 Kargervolume editor, Constantine A. Stratakis.Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 / Agarwal, S.K. -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 / Lodish, M. -- Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome / Chou, A. ... [et al.] -- Carney complex -- Espiard, S., Bertherat, J. -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 4 / Lee, M., Pellegata, N.S. -- Novel hereditary forms of pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas / Dahia, P.L.M. -- Carney triad / Carney, J.A. -- Genetics of pituitary adenomas / Gadelha, M.R. ... [et al.] -- Clinical behavior and genetics of nonsyndromic, familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer / Bauer, A.J. -- Genetic defects associated with familial and sporadic hyperparathyroidism / Hendy, G.N., Cole, D.E.C. -- Endocrine tumors associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and other familial neoplasia syndromes / Kalkan, E., Waguespack, S.G.
- v. 25-, 2007- SpringerMelmed, Shlomo.
- v.1-2=, 2016 ClinicalKey[edited by] J. Larry Jameson, Leslie J. De Groot, David M. de Kretser, Linda C. Giudice, Ashley B. Grossman, Shlomo Melmed, John T. Potts, Jr., Gordon C. Weir.
- v. 1-2, 2010.senior editors, J. Larry Jameson, Leslie J. De Groot ; section editors, David de Kretser ... [et al.].V. 1 -- Endocrinology: impact on science and medicine -- Control of hormone gene expression -- Control of hormone secretion -- Insulin and growth factor signaling pathways -- Hormone signaling via G protein-coupled receptors -- Nuclear receptors: structure, function, and coregulators -- Applications of genetics in endocrinology -- Development of the pituitary -- Prolactin -- Adrenocorticotropic hormone -- Endocrine rhythms, the sleep-wake cycle, and biological clocks -- Hypothalamic syndromes -- Hypopituitarism and growth hormone deficiency -- Acromegaly -- Cushing's syndrome -- Clinically nonfunctioning sellar masses -- TSH-producing adenomas -- Disorders of prolactin secretion and prolactinomas -- Pituitary surgery -- Evaluation and management of childhood hypothalamic and pituitary tumors -- Vasopressin, diabetes insipidus, and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion -- The pineal gland and melatonin -- Regulation of growth hormone and action (secretagogues) -- Insulin-like growth factor-1 and its binding proteins -- Somatic growth and maturation -- Growth hormone deficiency in children -- Appetite regulation and thermogenesis -- Obesity: the problem and its management -- Genetic syndromes associated with obesity -- Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other eating disorders -- Development of the endocrine pancreas -- Biosynthesis, processing, and secretion of the islet hormones: insulin, islet amyloid polypeptide (amylin), glucagon, somatostatin, and pancreatic polypeptide -- Insulin secretion -- The mechanisms of insulin action -- Glucagon and the glucagon-like peptides -- Regulation of intermediatory metabolism during fasting and feeding -- Role of the adipocyte in metabolism and endocrine function -- Lipodystrophy syndromes -- Classification and diagnosis of diabetes mellitus -- Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus: etiology, pathogenesis, prediction, and prevention -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus: etiology, pathogenesis, and natural history -- Lipoprotein metabolism and the treatment of lipid disorders -- Hyperglycemia secondary to nondiabetic conditions and therapies -- The metabolic syndrome -- Treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus in adults -- Ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar coma -- Hypoglycemia and hypoglycemic syndromes -- Management of type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Management of diabetes mellitus in children -- Pancreatic and islet transplantation -- Diabetes control, long-term complications, and large vessel disease -- Diabetic eye disease -- Diabetes mellitus: neuropathy -- Diabetic nephropathy -- Diabetic foot and vascular complications -- Parathyroid hormone and parathyroid hormone-related peptide in the regulation of calcium homeostasis and bone development -- Calcitonin -- Vitamin D: from photosynthesis, metabolism, and action to clinical applications -- Bone development and remodeling -- Calcium regulation, calcium homeostasis, and genetic disorders of calcium metabolism -- Genetic disorders of phosphate homeostasis -- Primary hyperparathyroidism -- Malignancy-associated hypercalcemia and medical management -- Surgical management of hyperparathyroidism -- Pseudohypoparpathyroidism, Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy, and progressive osseous heteroplasia: disorders caused by inactivating GNAS mutations -- Genetic defects in vitamin D metabolism and action -- Hereditary disorders of the skeleton -- Bone density and imaging of osteoporosis -- Chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder -- Disorders of calcification: osteomalacia and rickets -- Paget's disease of bone -- V. 2 -- Anatomy and development of the thyroid -- Thyroid-stimulating hormone: physiology and secretion -- Thyroid regulatory factors -- Thyroid hormone metabolism -- Mechanisms of thyroid hormone action -- Thyroid function testing -- Thyroid imaging -- Autoimmune thyroid disease -- Graves' disease -- Graves' ophthalmopathy -- Autonomously functioning thyroid nodules and other causes of thyrotoxicosis -- Chronic (Hashimoto's) thyroiditis -- Subacute and Riedel's thyroiditis -- Hypothyroidism and myxedema coma -- Nonthyroidal illness syndrome: a form of hypothyroidism -- Multinodular goiter -- Iodine deficiency disorders -- Thyroid neoplasia -- Medullary thyroid carcinoma and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 -- Thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor mutations -- Genetic defects in thyroid hormone synthesis and action -- Thyroid hormone binding and variants of transport proteins -- Resistance to thyroid hormone -- Surgery of the thyroid -- The principles, enzymes, and pathways of human steroidogenesis -- Glucocorticoid action: physiology -- Glucocorticoid receptors: their mechanisms of action and glucocorticoid resistance -- Aldosterone: secretion and action -- Glucocorticoid therapy -- Adrenal insufficiency -- Adrenal causes of hypercortisolism -- Defects of adrenal steroidogenesis -- Adrenarche and adrenopause -- Adrenal gland imaging -- Adrenocortical carcinoma -- Primary mineralocorticoid excess syndromes and hypertension -- Mineralocorticoid deficiency -- Pheochromocytoma -- Adrenal surgery -- Hormones of the cardiovascular system -- Hyponatremia and hypernatremia -- Orthostatic hypotension and orthostatic intolerance -- Endocrine aspects of critical care medicine -- Gonadotropin-releasing hormones -- Gonadal peptides: inhibins, activins, follistatin, Müllerian-inhibiting substance (antimüllerian hormone) -- Gonadotropins-regulation of synthesis and secretion -- Genetic basis of gonadal and genital development -- Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of sexual development -- Endocrinology of sexual maturation and puberty -- Precocious puberty -- Delayed puberty -- Hormonal control of breast development -- The endocrinology of sexual behavior and gender identity -- Folliculogenesis, ovulation, and luteogenesis -- Ovarian hormone synthesis -- Estrogen and progesterone action -- Hormonal regulation of the menstrual cycle, mechanisms of ovulation, premenstrual syndromes -- Amenorrhea, anovulation, and dysfunctional uterine bleeding -- Endometriosis -- Female subfertility: evaluation and management -- Hyperandrogenism, hirsutism, and the polycystic ovary syndrome -- Ovulation induction and assisted reproduction -- Contraception -- Menopause -- Functional morphology of the testis -- Androgen physiology, pharmacology, and abuse -- Testicular dysgenesis syndrome, cryptorchidism, hypospadias, and testicular tumors -- Androgen deficiency disorders -- Gynecomastia -- Clinical management of male infertility -- Male contraception -- Endocrinology of the prostate -- The endocrinology of human pregnancy and parturition -- Fetal and neonatal endocrinology -- Diabetes mellitus and pregnancy -- Diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease during pregnancy -- Hormonal changes and endocrine testing in pregnancy -- Autoimmune polyglandular syndromes -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 -- Gastrointestinal hormones and tumor syndromes -- Carcinoid syndrome -- Ectopic hormone syndromes -- Endocrine testing.
- 2015 Springeredited by Ramzi Ajjan, Stephen M. Orme.Case 1. Difficult-to-treat hyperthyroidism -- Case 2. Hypothyroidism complicated by hypothyroid coma -- Case 3. Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy -- Case 4. Graves' disease associated with a thyroid nodule -- Case 5. A complicated case of thyroid eye disease -- Case 6. Cushing's Syndrome -- Case 7. Prolactinoma presenting with galactorrhoea and secondary amenorrhoea: diagnosis and management -- Case 8. A 25-year-old woman with headache and joint pain -- Case 9. Recent-onset visual field loss and raised prolactin level (non-functioning pituitary tumour ) -- Case 10. Polyuria and polydipsia -- Case 11. Hypertension in the young adult -- Case 12. Weight loss and dizziness: adrenal failure -- Case 13. Diagnosis and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) -- Case 14. Salt-wasting crisis in a newborn -- Case 15. Female infertility: diagnosis and management -- Case 16. Diagnosis and management of hypocalcaemia in adults -- Case 17. Hypoglycaemia case study -- Case 18. Spontaneous hypoglycaemia -- Case 19. Thyroid nodule in a child (MEN 2) -- Case 20. What kind of diabetes? -- Case 21. Managing diabetes in pregnancy -- Case 22. Inability to lose weight -- Case 23. Medical problems in obesity -- Case 24. A case of severe hyponatraemia -- Case 25. Medical problems post bariatric surgery -- Index.
- 2014 SpringerFrancisco Bandeira, Hossein Gharib, Airton Golbert, Luiz Griz, Manuel Faria, editors.Endocrinology, and diabetes care in particular, is a dynamic field where clinicians must translate new evidence into clinical practice at a rapid pace. Designed in an engaging, case-based format, Endocrinology and Diabetes: A Problem Oriented Approach offers a wide range of thought-provoking case studies that reflect contemporary, challenging, hands-on clinical care. Further, by providing a list of specific clinical problems, this format offers the reader a more convenient and pointed way to solve precise clinical problems in a timely manner. Developed by a renowned, international group of experts, this comprehensive title covers the most common clinical problems in endocrinology and diabetes and should be of great interest to endocrinologists, diabetologists, internal medicine physicians, family physicians, fellows, and residents.
- 2013 Springeredited by Naama Constantini, Anthony C. Hackney.Understanding the influence and interaction between physical activity and the endocrine system are of paramount importance in dealing with a multitude of health problems. In Endocrinology of Physical Activity and Sport, renowned physicians and researchers provide a comprehensive and expanded update on the scientific, clinical and practical components of endocrinology as related to sport and exercise. The authors thoroughly review what is known about how such activity affects the endocrine system and how in turn these hormonal responses affect many other organs and systems of the body. In addition, aspects of endocrinology in non-glandular tissue which have endocrine actions are addressed; for example, adipocytes and the release of leptin and related adipocytokines. Further, a wide range of clinically related topics such as athletic amenorrhea, osteopenia, sarcopenia, and hypogonadism are included. This new edition critically integrates what is known about the complex interaction of the endocrine system in the sports context and will again prove immensely valuable to all physicians and clinical investigators treating those active in sports today.
- 2009 Kargervolume editors, W.H.B. Wallace, C.J.H. Kelnar.Hypopituitarism following radiotherapy revisited / Darzy, K.H., Shalet, S.M. -- Alterations in pubertal timing following therapy for childhood malignancies / Armstrong, G.T., Chow, E.J., Sklar, C.A. -- Obesity during and after treatment for childhood cancer / Reilly, J.J. -- Metabolic disorders / Gregory, J.W. -- Bone and bone turnover / Crofton, P.M. -- Male fertility and strategies for fertility preservation following childhood cancer treatment / Mitchell, R.T. ... [et al.] -- Fertility in female childhood cancer survivors / De Bruin, M.L. ... [et al.] -- Long-term follow-up of survivors of childhood cancer / Edgar, A.B. ... [et al.].
- 2012 Thieme eNeurosurgery[edited by] Theodore H. Schwartz, Vijay K. Anand.1. History of Pituitary Surgery -- 2. Anatomy of the Pituitary Gland and Parasellar Region -- 3. Endoscopic Equipment -- 4. Preoperative Endocrine Evaluation -- 5. Radiographic Evaluation of Pituitary Tumors -- 6. Indications for Surgery on Pituitary Tumors: An Endocrinologist's Perspective -- 7. Indications for Surgery on Pituitary Tumors: A Neurosurgeon's Perspective -- 8. Histology of Pituitary Tumors -- 9. Prolactinomas and Apoplexy -- 10. Acromegaly -- 11. Cushing's Disease -- 12. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Tumors -- 13. Clinical Management of Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas -- 14. Neuro-Ophthalmologic Considerations -- 15. Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approach to the Sella -- 16. Clinical Pearls in Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery: A Neurosurgeon's Perspective -- 17. Clinical Pearls in Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery: An Otolaryngologist's Perspective -- 18. Virtual Endoscopy in Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery -- 19. 3D Stereoendoscopic Pituitary Surgery -- 20. Endoscope-Assisted Transsphenoidal Surgery -- 21. Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery in the Cavernous Sinus -- 22. Microscopic versus Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery -- 23. Microscopic and Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery: A Reasoned and Balanced Dialectic -- 24. Extended Endonasal, Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approach versus Craniotomy for Giant Pituitary Macroadenomas -- 25. Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Fractionated Radiation for Pituitary Tumors -- 26. Atypical Adenoma, Pituitary Carcinoma, and the Role of Chemotherapy in the Management of Refractory Pituitary Adenoma -- 27. The Utility of Intraoperative MRI in Pituitary Surgery -- 28. Limited Utility of Intraoperative MRI in Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery -- 29. The Role of Stereotactic Navigation in Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery -- 30. Anesthesia Considerations -- 31. Managing Postoperative Sinusitis -- 32. Managing Carotid Injury During Transsphenoidal Surgery -- 33. Managing Postoperative CSF Leak -- 34. Postoperative and Neurocritical Care Management of Patients after Endonasal Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery -- Index.
- <2000>edited by Leslie J De Groot, editor-in-chief, Paolo Beck-Peccoz, George Chrousos, Kathleen Dungan, Ashley Grossman, Jerome M Hershman, Christian Koch, Robert McLachlan, Maria New, Robert Rebar, Frederick Singer, Aaron Vinik, and Martin O Weickert.Endotext (Endotext.org) is an online resource on endocrine disease written by physicians and directed toward physicians around the world caring for patients with these problems. It is organized by Leslie J De Groot, MD, twelve section editors, and nearly 400 authors. It is comprehensive, authoritative, constantly updated, and unbiased. Endotext, covering the broad area of Clinical Endocrinology, emphasizes clinical endocrine practice and includes the most current information on the manifestations of endocrine disease, diagnosis, and treatment.
- 2006 Springeredited by Ahmet Höke.1. History and Biology of Erythropoietin in Hematopoietic and Non-Neural Tissues / Giorgia Melli, Sanjay Keswani and Ahmet Höke, p. 1-13 -- 2. Expression of Erythropoietin and Its Receptor in the Central Nervous System / Hugo Marti and Christian Bauer, p. 15-31 -- 3. Erythropoietin and Neuroprotection in the Central Nervous System: Intracellular Signaling Pathways / Murat Digicaylioglu, p. 33-48 -- 4. Regulation of Erythropoietin Expression in the Nervous System: The Hypoxia Inducible Factor / Juan Chavez and JoAnn Gensert, p. 49-67 -- 5. Erythropoietin Neuroprotection in the Term and Preterm Infant: Safety and Efficacy / Eric Demers and Sandra Juul, p. 69-98 -- 6. Erythropoietin for the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Preclinical Rationale / Michael Renzi, Linda Jolliffe, Francis Farrell and Kenneth Rhodes, p. 99-112 -- 7. Erythropoietin Neuroprotection in the Retina / Gundula Rohde, Mathias Bähr and Jochen Weishaupt, p. 113-126 -- 8. Erythropoietin for Treatment of Human Brain Disease: Experience from Proof-of-Concept Trials / Hannelore Ehrenreich and Anna-Leena Sirén, p. 127-145 -- 9. Erythropoietin in Spinal Cord Injury Challenges for a Novel Neuroprotective Strategy / Michael Brines and Anthony Cerami, p. 147-164 -- 10. Erythropoietin and Neuroprotection in the Peripheral Nervous System: In Vivo Studies / W. Campana, p. 165-177 -- 11. An Endogenous Pathway Preventing Axonal Degeneration Mediated by Schwann Cell-Derived Erythropoietin / Sanjay Keswani and Ahmet Höke, p. 179-190 -- 12. Role of Erythropoietin in Inflammatory Pathologies of the CNS/ Pietro Ghezzi, Paolo Bigini and Manuela Mengozzi, p. 191-209 -- 13. Development of Non-Erythropoietic Erythropoietin Variants for Neuroprotection / Lars Torup and Marcel Leist, p. 211-219.Also available: Print – 2006
- 2006 Springeredited by Victor M. Montori.The new endocrinologist: evidence-based medicine meets endocrine practice / Victor M. Montori -- A short history of evidence-based medicine / Jeanne Daly -- The philosophy of evidence-based medicine, 15 years later / Gordon H. Guyatt and Jason W. Busse -- Preparing future generations of evidence-based endocrinologists / Michael L. Green -- Finding current best evidence in clinical endocrinology / R. Brian Haynes and Cynthia J. Walker-Dilks -- Integrating evidence into clinical diagnosis / W. Scott Richardson -- Supporting evidence-based endocrine practice / Steven A. Smith and Geoffrey Gates -- Helping patients make decisions at the point of care / Annette M. O'Connor, Dawn Stacey, and France Légaré -- Incorporating evidence into health policy decisions / Eduardo Ortiz and Janelle Guirguis-Blake -- The value of observational studies in endocrinology / L. Joseph Melton III -- The value of clinical investigations in endocrinology / William L. Isley -- Systematic reviews and the Cochrane collaboration in endocrinology / Bernd Richter -- Health-related quality of life of in endocrinology / Holger J. Schnemann and Elie A. Akl -- Using decision analyses in endocrinology / David Aron and Evelyn Mentari -- Clouded thinking: the misguided use of cost-effectiveness analysis and the implications for endocrine interventions / Amiram Gafni -- The value of translational research in diabetes: asking broader questions / Russell E. Glasgow, Elizabeth Bayliss, and Paul A. Estabrooks -- The patient with type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia / Yogish C. Kudva, Teck-Kim Khoo and Peter J. Tebben -- The patient with medically complicated obesity / Kurt A. Kennel -- The patient at risk of type 2 diabetes: considering prevention / Sarah E. Capes -- The patient with type 2 diabetes and incomplete metabolic control / Sean F. Dinneen and Robert K. Semple -- The patient with diabetes using alternative medicine / Edward J. Mills and Dugald Seely -- The patient with osteoporosis / Clifford J. Rosen and Sue A. Brown -- The neuroendocrinology of medically unexplained syndromes: the example of chronic fatigue syndrome / Jason W. Busse.
- 2007 Ovideditors, Pauline M. Camacho, Hossein Gharib, Glen W. Sizemore.Hypothalamic-pituitary disorders -- Thyroid disorders -- Adrenal disorders -- Metabolic bone disorders -- Reproductive disorders -- Diabetes mellitus -- Lipid disorders -- Obesity and nutrition -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- Carcinoid tumors -- Paraneoplastic endocrine syndromes -- Genetics.
- 2015 SpringerBart C.J.M. Fauser, Andrea R. Genazzani, editors.This volume offers an up-to-date overview on the major areas of gynecological endocrinology, presenting the latest advances in adolescent gynecological endocrinology, assisted reproduction, menstrual-related disorders, sexuality and transsexualism, polycystic ovary syndrome, myometrial pathology and adenomyosis, obesity and metabolic syndrome, hormonal contraception, premature ovarian failure and menopause. In each chapter the recent advances deriving from basic science and clinical investigations are related to the practical management of the condition under consideration, taking into account the need for individualized therapies. The book is published within the ISGE Book Series, a joint venture between the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology and Springer and is based on the 2014 International School of Gynecological and Reproductive Endocrinology Winter Course. It will be an important tool for obstetricians and gynecologists, endocrinologists and experts in women?s health as well as interested GPs.
- 2014 SpringerAndrea R. Genazzani, Mark Brincat, editors.This volume represents an up-to-date overview on the major areas of gynecological endocrinology, providing the reader with a complete explanation of female endocrine regulation and metabolism and relevant disorders and treatment. It is published within the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE) Series and is based on the 2013 International School of Gynecological and Reproductive Endocrinology Summer Course. The book covers a very wide range of topics from primary amenorrhea to menopause, from the impact of ovarian surgery on fertility to fertility cryopreservation, from metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary to premature ovarian failure and from the clinical impact of selective progesterone receptor modulators to the use of progesterone in prevention of premature labor. It will be an important tool for obstetricians and gynecologists, endocrinologists and experts in women's health as well as interested GPs.
- Frontiers in gynecological endocrinology. Volume 3, Ovarian function and reproduction - from needs to possibilities2016 SpringerAndrea R. Genazzani, Basil C. Tarlatzis, editors.1. Luteal-phase stimulation -- 2. Management of luteal phase in IVF cycles -- 3. Genoics and ovarian response -- 4. Management of poor responders -- 5. Gene expression in cumulus cells and oocyte quality -- 6. Biomarkers of ovarian ageing -- 7. Premature ovarian insufficiency: advances in management through a global registry -- 8. The long-term risks of premature ovarian insufficiency -- 9. Pharmacological and integrative treatment of stress-induced hypothalamic amenorrhea -- 10. Adipose tissue and menstrual disturbances: obesity versus anorexia nervosa -- 11. Neuroendocrine basis of the hypothalamus-pituitary-ovary axis aging -- 12. Androgen replacement in women: safe and efficacious? -- 13. The ratio of MI to DCI and its impact in the tretment of polycystic ovary syndrome: experimental and literature evidences -- 14. Metabolic healthy obesity and metabolic obesity with normal weight and CVD risk in women -- 15. Myths of endometriosis: "endometriomas" -- 16. Vitamin D deficiency: diagnosis, prevention, and treatment - new consensus -- 17. Medical treatment of myomas -- 18. Contraception in climacterium -- 19. Management of symptoms during menopausal transition -- 20. The aging brain in women: impact of steroid replacement therapies -- 21. Current findings on soya and isoflavones -- 22. The importance of isoflavones for women's health -- 23. Gender-specific hypertension -- 24. Body identical hormone replacement: the way forward? -- Index.
- 2014 SpringerQihui "Jim" Zhai, editor.The Frozen Section Library series provides concise, user-friendly, site specific handbooks that are well illustrated and highlight the pitfalls, artifacts and differential diagnosis issues that arise in the hurried frozen section scenario. Written by expert surgical pathologists, Frozen Section Library: Endocrine Organs presents common and practical problems including follicular adenoma versus follicular carcinoma, papillary thyroid carcinoma versus reactive change and freezing artifact, follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma, and medullary thyroid carcinoma. Anaplastic carcinoma, thyroid lymphoma, resection margin of a pancreatic endocrine tumor, pheochromocytoma within an adrenal gland and extra- adrenal gland, parathyroid tissue versus a thyroid tissue and versus a lymph node are also explored in detail. All chapters are illustrated with color pictures and accompanied legends. As a handbook for practicing pathologists, this volume is an indispensable aid to diagnosis and for avoiding dangers in one of the most challenging situations that pathologists encounter. Rapid consideration of differential diagnoses and how to avoid traps caused by frozen section artifacts are readily accessible. Tables and charts provide guidance for differential diagnosis of various histological patterns.
- 2016 SpringerAnna R. Hemnes, editor.Introduction -- 1.Sex Differences in Normal Pulmonary Structure and Function at Rest and during Exercise -- 2.Sex Hormone Signaling In The Lung In Health And Disease: Airways, Parenchyma And Pulmonary Vasculature -- 3.Women and COPD -- 4.Sex, gender, and asthma -- 5.Sex hormones, sex, gender and pulmonary hypertension -- 6.Pulmonary Fibrosis -- 7.Sex-Specific Differences in Lung Cancer -- 8.Lymphangioleiomyomatosis -- 9.Developmental Lung Disease. .
- 2010 ScienceDirect2010 ClinicalKeyedited by Roy E. Weiss, Samuel Refetoff.Mechanisms of mutation -- Pancreas - Genetic testing in diabetes mellitus: a clinical guide to monogenic diabetes -- Obesity -- Syndromes of severe insulin resistance and/or lipodystrophy -- Pituitary -- Functioning pituitary adenomas -- Diabetes insipidus -- States of pituitary hypofunction -- Thyroid -- Congenital defects of thyroid hormone synthesis -- Developmental abnormalities of the thyroid -- Syndromes of reduced sensitivity to thyroid hormone -- Molecular genetics of thyroid cancer: pathogenetic significance and clinical applications -- Parathyroid and bone -- Genetics of hyperparathyroidism including parathyroid cancer -- Genetic diagnosis of skeletal dysplasias -- Vitamin D disorders -- Adrenal -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia -- Genetics of adrenocortical tumors (ACT) and hypersecretory syndromes -- Hereditary pheochromocytoma and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2) -- Genetic conditions associated with congenital adrenocortical insufficiency or glucocorticoid and/or mineralocorticoid resistance -- Reproductive -- Genetic considerations in the evaluation of menstrual cycle irregularities -- Genetic diagnosis of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and Kallmann syndrome -- Disorders of sex development -- Genetic defects of androgen resistance -- Multisystem disorders -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) -- Genetics of polyglandular failure -- Growth -- Genetic diagnosis of growth failure -- Counseling and laboratory -- Genetic counseling -- Setting up a laboratory.
- 2014 Kargervolume editors, Anna L. Gloyn, Oxford, Mark I. McCarthy, Oxford.Genome-wide association studies in type 2 diabetes / Beer, N.L.; McCarthy, M.I. -- Fine mapping type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci / Morris, A.P. -- Whole genome and exome sequencing of type 2 diabetes / Gaulton, K.; Flannick, J.; Fuchsberger, C. -- Genome-wide association studies of glycaemic traits : a magical journey / Florez, J.C.; Barroso, I. -- Genome-wide association studies of obesity and related traits / Mohlke, K.L.; Lindgren, C.M. -- Next-generation sequencing for the diagnosis of monogenic diabetes and discovery of novel aetiologies / Ellard, S.; De Franco, E. -- Whole-exome sequencing of patients with severe disorders of insulin action / Semple, R.; Barroso, I. -- Epigenetic modifications and type 2 diabetes in humans / Ling, C. -- Insights into ?-cell biology and type 2 diabetes pathogenesis from studies of the islet transcriptome / van de Bunt, M.; Morán, I.; FerrerJ.; McCarthy, M.I. -- Genomics of adipose tissue / Pinnick, K.E.; Karpe, F. -- Translating genetic association signals for diabetes and metabolic traits into molecular mechanisms for disease / Rees, M.G.; Gloyn, A.L. -- Understanding molecular mechanisms for diabetes and obesity through mouse models / Merkestein, M.; Cox, R.; Ashcroft, F. -- Genetics of drug response in diabetes / Pearson, E.R.; Florez, J.C. -- Translating advances in our understanding of the genetics of diabetes into the clinic / Gardner, D.S.; Owen, K.R.; Gloyn, A.L.
- 2014 SpringerStruan F.A. Grant, editor.In the past four years, many genetic loci have been implicated for BMI from the outcomes of genome-wide association studies (GWAS), primarily in adults. Insulin-induced gene 2 (INSIG2) was the first locus to be reported by this method to have a role in obesity, but replication attempts have yielded inconsistent outcomes. The identification of the second locus, the fat mass- and obesity-associated gene (FTO), has been more robustly observed by others. Studies from both FTO knock out and FTO over expression mouse model support the fact that FTO is directly involved in the regulation of energy intake and metabolism in mice, where the lack of FTO expression leads to leanness while enhanced expression of FTO leads to obesity. Along with numerous other studies, a number of genetic variants have been established robustly in the context of obesity, giving us fresh insights into the pathogenesis of the disease. This book provides a comprehensive overview of efforts aimed at uncovering genetic variants associated with obesity, which have been particularly successful in the past 5 years with the advent of genome-wide association studies (GWAS). The Genetics of Obesity covers this state of the art technology and its application to obesity in great detail. Topics include genetics of childhood obesity, genetics of syndromic obesity, copy number variants and extreme obesity, co-morbidities of obesity genetics, and functional follow-up of genetic variants.
- 2008 Springeredited by Stuart Handwerger, Bruce J. Aronow.Microarray-based gene expression analysis of endocrine systems: principles of experimental design and interpretation. -- Gene expression profiles and transcription factors involved in parathyroid hormone signaling in osteoblastic cells. -- Analysis of growth hormone effects on hepatic gene expression in hypophysectomized rats. -- Gene expression profiling in leiomyoma in response to GnRH therapy and TGF-beta. -- Gene profiling analysis of androgen receptor mediated function. -- Interrogating estrogen receptor [alpha] signaling in breast cancer by chromatin immunoprecipitation microarrays. -- Gene expression analysis of the adrenal cortex in health and disease. -- DNA microarray analysis of human uterine decidualization. -- Large-scale DNA microarray data analysis reveals glucocorticoid receptor-mediated breast cancer cell survival pathways. -- Application of microarrays for gene transcript analysis in type 2 diabetes. -- DNA microarray analysis of effects of TSH, iodide, cytokines, and therapeutic agents on gene expression in cultured human thyroid follicles. -- Genomics and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): the use of microarray analysis to identify new candidate genes. -- Microarray analysis of alterations induced by obesity in white adipose tissue gene expression profiling. -- Novel molecular signaling and classification of human clinically nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas identified by microarray and reverse transcription-quantitative polymerase chain reaction. -- Gene expression studies of prostate hyperplasia in prolactin transgenic mice.
- 2012 SpringerRoy G. Smith, Michael O. Thorner, editors.Ghrelin, the endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue (GHS) receptor, is critical in the control of food intake and energy balance. The ghrelin receptors are now known to have important physiological properties as modulators of growth hormone release, appetite, glucose homeostasis, metabolism, immune function, neurotransmitter activity, cognitive function and neurodegeneration. Bringing all of this information together in the first comprehensive text on the topic, Ghrelin in Health and Disease provides a state-of-the-art synthesis of the latest work in this area for physicians and physician-scientists. This volume addresses the unique property of ghrelin as a modulator of function. Such a property provides potential utility for safe intervention in a wide variety of disease states. Indeed as we learn more about the basic physiology of ghrelin, the potential for treating new disease targets emerge requiring validation in the clinic. Each chapter in this volume is authored by a leading investigator in the field. The introductory chapter sets the background for the book and provides a superb overview of the relevance of ghrelin to physiology, describing how the discovery of ghrelin has prompted us to completely rethink traditional physiology. The authors conclude their chapters by critically addressing the future translational aspects of ghrelin biology and outlining what key basic research and clinical questions remain to be addressed. An invaluable resource, Ghrelin in Health and Disease distinguishes itself as the first comprehensive title covering all of the molecular and clinical issues relating to ghrelin and advancing our clinical understanding of obesity, growth, and reproductive pathogenesis.
- 2013 Kargervolume editors, A. Benso, F.F. Casanueva, E. Ghigo, R. Granata.
- 2015 SpringerJen-Chywan Wang, Charles Harris, editors.This timely volume provides a comprehensive overview of glucocorticoids and their role in regulating many aspects of physiology and their use in the treatment of disease. The book is broken into four sections that begin by giving a general introduction to glucocorticoids and a brief history of the field. The second section will discuss the effects of glucocorticoids on metabolism, while the third section will cover the effects of glucocorticoids on key tissues. The final section will discuss general topics, such as animal models in glucocorticoid research and clinical implications of glucocorticoid research. Featuring chapters from leaders in the field, this volume will be of interest to both researchers and clinicians.Also available: Print – 2015
- 2002 ScienceDirectedited by Ishwar S. Parhar.Section I. Development and cell migration -- Section II. GnRH receptors -- Section III. Physiology and regulation.Also available: Print – 2002
- 2015 SpringerRebecca S. Bahn, editor.This indispensable volume is designed to facilitate the best possible physician?patient discussion on Graves? disease by providing the most up-to-date evidence-based information in a clinically useful and patient-centric manner. Comprehensive and covering such topics as Professionalism and the Art of Patient-centric Thyroidology, the Immunopathogenesis of Graves? Disease, and the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Storm, the book addresses all the important refinements in the treatment of Graves? disease in recent years. These include new indications and contraindications for antithyroid drugs, improved approaches to radioactive iodine therapy, the development of novel surgical techniques, and a better understanding of the combined use of these modalities, among other developments. Also addressed are the advances in the treatment of GO, including the use of disease activity and severity assessments to inform management decisions and the completion of the first randomized controlled therapeutic trials. Developed by a renowned group of internationally respected authorities, Graves? Disease: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians is a significant new reference that will be of great interest to all clinicians who treat this debilitating condition.
- 2011 (9th ed.). AccessMedicineGardner, David G.; Greenspan, Francis S.; Shoback, Dolores M.Also available: Print – 2007-<2011>
- 2005 Kargervolume editors, Jens Otto Lunde Jørgensen, Jens Sandahl Christiansen.Clinical aspects of growth hormone deficiency in adults: an overview / Jørgensen, J.O.L., Christiansen, J.S. -- Epidemiology of adult growth hormone deficiency: prevalence, incidence, mortality and morbidity / Erfurth, E.M. -- Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury / Popovic, V. ... [et al.] -- IGF-I measurements: epidemiological and clinical aspects / Juul, A. -- Diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency / Fisker, S., Andersen, M., Orskov, H. -- Clinical monitoring of growth hormone replacement in adults / Gibney, J., Johannsson, G. -- Consequences of growth hormone deficiency for intermediary metabolism and effects of replacement / Norrelund, H. -- Skeletal and cardiac muscle in adults with growth hormone deficiency / Cuneo, R.C., Wallace, J.D. -- Bone metabolism and growth hormone deficiency: experimental and clinical aspects / Ueland, T., Bollerslev, J. -- Growth hormone and fluid homeostasis / Moller, J. -- Growth hormone and body composition / Mersebach, H., Feldt-Rasmussen, U. -- Effects of growth hormone deficiency and growth hormone treatment on quality of life in growth hormone-deficient adults / Arwert, L.I., Berend Deijen, J., Drent, M.L. -- Safety aspects of growth hormone replacement / Waterhouse, M., Monson, J.P.Also available: Print – 2005
- Growth hormone related diseases and therapy : a molecular and physiological perspective for the clinician2011 SpringerKen Ho, editor.Growth Hormone Receptor in Growth -- Ghrelin in the Regulation of GH Secretion and Other Pituitary Hormones -- Growth Hormone Pulsatility and its Impact on Growth and Metabolism in Humans -- Metabolic Actions of Growth Hormone -- Molecular Genetics of Congenital Growth Hormone Deficiency -- Structural Abnormalities in Congenital Growth Hormone Deficiency -- Genetic Causes of Familial Pituitary Adenomas -- The Epidemiology of Growth Hormone Deficiency -- Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults -- Transition from Puberty to Adulthood -- Issues in Long-Term Management of Adults with Growth Hormone Deficiency -- Quality of Life in Acromegaly and Growth Hormone Deficiency -- The Value of GH and IGF-I Measurements in the Management of Acromegaly -- The Role of Somatostatin Analogues in Treatment of Acromegaly -- The Role of External Beam Radiation Therapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Acromegaly -- Mortality and Morbidity in Acromegaly: Impact of Disease Control -- GHR Antagonist: Efficacy and Safety -- Long-Acting Growth Hormone Analogues -- Growth Hormone Supplementation in the Elderly -- Growth Hormone in Sports: Is There Evidence of Benefit?
- 2012 Wiley[edited by] Charles G.D. Brook, Mehul T. Dattani.The relevance of molecular biology to clinical practice -- Hormones : their nature, action, and measurement -- The hypothalamo-pituitary axis -- Endocrine problems of infancy -- The management of growth disorders -- The management of puberty disorders -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal gland -- Disorders of calcium and bone metabolism -- Water balance -- Hypoglycemia -- Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Type 1 diabetes mellitus -- Endocrine neoplasia -- Tests and normal values in pediatric endocrinology.
- 2006 Springeredited by Donna Zazworsky, Jane Nelson Bolin, Vicki B. Gaubeca.Also available: Print – 2006
- 2008 Springeredited by John J. Barbara.The analog and digital world / Donald Justin Price -- Training and education in digital evidence / Philip Craiger -- Certification and accreditation overview / John J. Barbara -- History, concepts, and technology of networks and their security / Rebecca Gurley Bace -- The digital crime scene / Mark M. Pollitt -- Investigating cybercrime / Philippe Dubord -- Duties, support functions, and competencies: digital forensics investigators / Larry R. Leibrock -- Electronic evidence and digital forensics testimony in court / Fred Chris Smith and Erin E. Kenneally.
- 2012 ScienceDirectedited by George Fink, Donald W. Pfaff, Jon E. Levine.Neuroendocrinology, the discipline concerned with how the nervous system controls hormonal secretion and how hormones control the brain, is pivotal to physiology and medicine. Neuroendocrinology has disclosed and underpins fundamental physiological, molecular biological and genetic principles such as the regulation of gene transcription and translation, the mechanisms of chemical neurotransmission and intracellular and systemic feedback control systems. Reproduction, growth, stress, aggression, metabolism, birth, feeding and drinking and blood pressure are some of the bodily functions that are triggered and/or controlled by neuroendocrine systems. In turn, neuroendocrine dysfunction due to genetic or other deficits can lead, for example, to infertility, impotence, precocious or delayed puberty, defective or excessive growth, obesity and anorexia, Cushing's Syndrome, hypertension or thyroid disorders. These as well as neuroendocrine tumors are some of the themes covered in the 36 chapters of the Handbook. Drafted by internationally acknowledged experts in the field, the Handbook chapters feature detailed up-to-date bibliographies as well as "how do we know?" call out sections that highlight the experimental or technical foundations for major concepts, principles, or methodological advances in each area. Aimed at senior undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty in neuroscience, medicine, endocrinology, psychiatry, psychology and cognate disciplines, the Handbook of Neuroendocrinology satisfies an unmet need that will prove useful at the laboratory bench as well as in the office.
- 2012 SpringerAliya A. Khan, Orlo H. Clark, editors ; foreword by John T. Potts.Preface -- Foreward -- Mechanisms Underlying Extracellular Calcium Homeostasis -- Preoperative Parathyroid Imaging For the Endocrine Surgeon -- Primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism Testing and Assays -- Symptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Medical therapy -- Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Asymptomatic Medical Management -- Surgical Management of Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Nonclassic, Extraskeletal Manifestations of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Brief Review and Possible Mechanisms -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Surgical -- Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism Part I: Pathogenesis, Clinical Features and Medical Management -- Surgical Treatment Of Persistent Hyperparathyroidism After Renal Transplantation -- Bone Density and Fracture Risk in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.-Genetic aspects of Hereditary Hyperparathyroidism -- Hypoparathyroidism and Hypocalcemic states -- Molecular Pathogenesis of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Cost-effectiveness of Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
- 2016 SpringerMahmoud Sakr, editor.Maxillo-facial Injuries -- Swellings of the Scalp -- Surgery of the Salivary Glands -- Tumors of the Jaw -- The Oral Cavity -- Surgery of the Face -- Deep cervical infections -- Cervical Lymphadenopathy -- Neck Swellings -- Tumors of the Pharynx -- Surgery of the Thyroid Gland -- Surgery of the Parathyroid Glands -- Surgery of the Supra-renal Glands -- Neuroendocrine Tumors -- Minimally invasive techniques in head and neck. .
- 2016 SpringerAndrew H. Bass, Joseph A. Sisneros, Arthur N. Popper, Richard R. Fay, editors.1. Hormone and Reproductive-Dependent Plasticity of Hearing -- An Overview: Andrew Bass and Joseph Sisneros -- 2. Hormone-dependent plasticity of auditory systems in fishes: Paul Forlano, Karen Maruska, Joseph Sisneros and Andrew Bass -- 3. Effects of hormones on the auditory system and acoustic communication in frogs: Walter Wilczynski (awaiting confirmation) -- 4. Reproductive and hormone dependent effects on peripheral and hindbrain auditory processing in birds: Melissa Caras, Edwin Rubel and Eliot Brenowitz (awaiting confirmation) -- 5. Control of central auditory processing by brain generated estrogen in birds: Luke Remage-Healey -- 6. The role of estrogen in mammalian (mouse) auditory function: Barbara Canlon (awaiting confirmation) -- 7. The role of thyroid hormone on mammalian auditory function. Douglas. Forrest (awaiting confirmation) -- 8. Hormone replacement therapy and its effects on human hearing: Robert Frisina (awaiting confirmation) -- 9. Sex differences and hormonal effects on human audition: Dennis McFadden (awaiting confirmation) -- 10. Estrogen and regeneration of mammalian hair cells: Elizabeth Oesterle and Jennifer Stone (awaiting confirmation) -- 11. Reproductive related social plasticity and hearing in mammals: Robert Liu (awaiting confirmation).
- History of diabetes in pregnancy : the impact of maternal diabetes on offspring prenatal development and survival2012 SpringerHarold Kalter.
- Hormonal and genetic basis of sexual differentiation disorders and hot topics in endocrinology : proceedings of the 2nd world conference2011 Springerconference ; Maria I. New, Joe Leigh Simpson, editors.Pt. 1. Genetic disorders of steroids : speakers -- pt. 2. Prenatal diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia : speakers -- pt. 3. Treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia : speakers -- pt. 4. Receptor defects : speakers -- pt. 5. Psychological aspects of intersex : speakers -- pt. 6. Embryology of sex differentiation : speakers -- pt. 7. Disorders of sex differentiation : speakers -- pt. 8. Hormonal hypertension : speakers -- pt. 9. Skeletal biology : speakers -- pt. 10. Posters.Also available: Print – 2011
- 2008 SpringerJonathan J. Li, Sara A. Li, Suresh Mohla, Henri Rochefort, Thierry Maudelonde, editors.
- 2013 Springer Protocolsedited by Michael J. Wheeler.Hormone measurement is necessary for the diagnosis of a wide range of clinical conditions and is essential for monitoring the effectiveness of treatment. As the number of hormone requests in the clinical field rises exponentially, it has become imperative to create hormone assays accessible to researchers with a varied range of equipment. Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids, Second Edition reviews common techniques used to measure hormones as well as relatively new methods such as tandem mass spectrometry. Additionally, subsequent chapters detail methods for a broad range of hormones; Techniques and principles covered are transferable to a wide range of substances across species. Written in the successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and easily accessible, Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids, Second Edition will serve students, technologists, laboratory scientists, and researchers looking to apply, or attain a greater understanding of, methods for measuring hormones.
- 2013 Kargervolume editors, Mohamad Maghnie, Sandro Loche, Marco Cappa, Lucia Ghizzoni, Renata Lorini.Thyroid hormone transporters and resistance / T.J. Visser -- Genetics and epigenetics of parathyroid hormone resistance / M. Bastepe -- Gonadotropin resistance / A.C. Latronico, I.J.P. Arnhold -- Clinical and molecular aspects of androgen insensitivity / O. Hiort -- Exploring the molecular mechanisms of glucocorticoid receptor action from sensitivity to resistance / S. Ramamoorthy, J.A. Cidlowski -- ACTH resistance : genes and mechanisms / E. Meimaridou ... [et al.] -- Primary generalized familial and sporadic glucocorticoid resistance (chrousos syndrome) and hypersensitivity / E. Charmandari, T. Kino, G.P. Chrousos -- Pseudohypoaldosteronism / F.G. Riepe -- New aspects of the physiology of the GH-IGF-1 axis / A. Vottero, C. Guzzetti, S. Loche -- Molecular and clinical aspects of GHRH receptor mutations / V. Corazzini, R. Salvatori -- Current issues on molecular diagnosis of GH signaling defects / E. Feigerlova ... [et al.] -- Molecular IGF-1 and IGF-1 receptor defects : from genetics to clinical management / M.J.E. Walenkamp, M. Losekoot, J.M. Wit -- Phenotypes, investigation, and treatment of primary IGF-1 deficiency / M.O. Savage -- Human congenital perilipin deficiency and insulin resistance / K. Kozusko, S. Patel, D.B. Savage.
- 2013 SpringerKatherine Sherif ; foreword by Morris Notelovitz.Hormone Therapy: A Clinical Handbook provides a comprehensive overview on hormone replacement therapy, with a range of key features that differentiate it from other titles on the topic. This concise, handy title presents an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, acknowledging that sex hormones affect more than reproductive organs and hot flushes for a deeper understanding of how hormones function. The authors provide a breadth and depth of practical prescribing experience, including many helpful tables and algorithms as well as directions for prescribing hormone therapy in the most effective way.
- 2008 Springervolume editor, Donald W. Pfaff ... [et al.].
- 2005 SpringerC. Kordon, R.-C. Gaillard, Y. Christen, eds.Also available: Print – 2005
- 2016 SpringerBernhard Kleine, Winfried G. Rossmanith.Introduction.-History of Hormones and Endocrinology -- I. Hormone biochemistry.-Hormones: Definitions.-Vertebrate Protein and Peptide Hormones.-Invertebrate protein and peptide hormones.-Hormones from Mevalonate: JH and Steroids.-Hormones Derived by Amino Acid Conversion.-Receptors.-II. Endocrine physiology.-Synthesis, Release, and Action.-Endocrine active organs.-Regulatory Patterns.-Endocrine Rock 'n Roll: Rhythms and Secretion -- Evolution of the Endocrine System.-III. Hormones and medicine.-Diseases of the Endocrine System.-Boosting Performance-Legally or Not.-IV. Appendix.-A. Appendix.-B. References.-C. Index.
- 2014 Kargervolume editors, Patric J.D. Delhanty, Aart J. van der Lely.Hormonal control of metabolism by the hypothalamus-autonomic nervous system-liver axis / Kalsbeek, A.; Bruinstroop, E.; Yi, C.-X.; Klieverik, L.; Liu, J.; Fliers, E. -- The blood-brain barrier as a regulator of the gut-brain axis / Schaeffer, M.; Hodson, D.J.; Mollard, P. -- The brain modulates insulin sensitivity in multiple tissues / Parlevliet, E.T.; Coomans, C.P.; Rensen, P.C.N.; Romijn, J.A. -- The important role of sleep in metabolism / Copinschi, G.; Leproult, R. ; Spiegel, K. -- Metabolic interplay between gut bacteria and their host / Duca, F.; Giard, P.; Covasa, M.; Lepage, P. -- The brain-stomach connection / Folgueira, C.; Seoane, L.M.; Casanueva, F.F. -- Prader-Willi syndrome as a model of human hyperphagia / Tauber, M.; Diene, G.; Mimoun, E.; Aabal-Berthoumieu, S.; Mantoulan, C.; Molinas, C.; Muscatelli, F.; Salles, J.P. -- Interactions between the gut, the brain and brown adipose tissue function / van den Beukel, J.C.; Grefhorst, A. -- Gut sweet taste receptors and their role in metabolism / Meyer-Gerspach, A.C.; Wilnerhanssen, B.; Beglinger, C. -- What is the role of metabolic hormones in taste buds of the tongue / Cai, H.; Maudsley, S.; Martin, B. -- Protein PYY and its role in metabolism / Price, S.L.; Bloom, S.R. -- Nutropioids regulate the gut-brain circuit controlling food intake / Mithieux, G. -- Should we consider des-acyl ghrelin as a separate hormone and if so, what does it do? / Delhanty, P.J.D.; Neggers, S.J.; van der Lely, A.J. -- Obestatin : is it really doing something? / Trovato, L.; Gallo, D.; Settanni, F.; Gesmundo, I.; Ghigo, E.; Granata, R.
- 2016 SpringerAnn E. Kearns, Robert A. Wermers, editors.Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Severe Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Nephrolithiasis in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Osteoporosis -- Parathyroid Hormone Measurement Considerations in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Parathyroidectomy Outcomes and Pathology in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Localization Considerations in Persistent Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Ectopic Parathyroid Adenoma -- Parathyroid Surgery in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 -- Parathyroid Carcinoma -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism Due to Parathyromatosis -- Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia -- Medical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Children and Adolescents -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Pregnancy -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Association with Co-Existent Secondary Causes of Hypercalcemia -- Medication Considerations in Hypercalcemia and Hyperparathyroidism -- Normocalcemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism.
- 2015 SpringerMaria Luisa Brandi, Edward Meigs Brown, editor.Hypoparathyroidism, a condition in which insufficient parathyroid hormone (PTH) is produced to maintain normocalcemia is associated with a variety of acute and chronic symptoms and complications due to hypocalcemia. Replacement therapy utilizing PTH has long been awaited, and this book is new and very timely as it coincides with the ℗lpublication of results on the role of the PTH molecule in the pharmacological management of this disorder. This advance is sparking renewed interest in hypoparathyroidism, which is attributable to neck surgery in most cases and to inherited disorders in a minority. Hypoparathyroidism has been written by acknowledged experts in the field and provides essential, up-to-date information on the pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of the condition. It opens by addressing in detail the anatomy and physiology of the parathyroids and describing the epidemiology and clinical presentation of hypoparathyroidism. The full range of hypoparathyroid disorders are then discussed, including the various genetic forms, postoperative hypoparathyroidism, and other forms of acquired hypoparathyroidism. Individual chapters focus on refractory disease, the impact of the condition on bone, and the management of acute hypocalcemia. Both conventional treatment for hypoparathyroidism and the novel replacement therapy with PTH ℗lpeptides are then thoroughly examined. Pseudohypoparathyroidism is also extensively discussed, with information on the various forms, differential diagnosis, and genetic testing. This book will be of interest to all endocrinologists, and also to surgeons and internal medicine physicians. ℗l
- 2010 SpringerDavid Clemmons, Iain C.A.F. Robinson, Yves Christen (editors).
- 2012 SpringerFred Avni, editor.Imaging Endocrine "Diseases" in the Fetus / F. E. Avni, F. Rypens, M. Cassart -- Hypophysis and Hypothalamus / Pierre Bessou, Sylviane Hanquinet -- Imaging of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland / Rick R. van Rijn, Hein J. Verberne -- Adrenals / Anne M. J. B. Smets, Eline E. Deurloo -- Ambiguous Genitalia / Cinzia Orazi, Marco Cappa, Paolo M. S. Schingo -- Female Pelvis: Precocious Puberty--Primary Amenorrhea / Laurent Garel -- Imaging Endocrine Diseases in Children / K. Rosendahl -- Pancreas / Philippe Petit.
- 2016 Kargervolume editors, Michael Buchfelder, Federica Guaraldi.Sonography of normal and abnormal thyroid and parathyroid glands / Andrioli, M.; Valcavi R. -- Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of the thyroid and parathyroid glands / Warren Frunzac, R.; Richards, M. -- Role of nuclear medicine in the diagnosis of benign thyroid diseases / Garberoglio, S.; Testori, O. -- Hybrid molecular imaging in differentiated thyroid carcinoma / Schmidt, D.; Kuwert, T. -- Endoscopic ultrasound in endocrinology : imaging of the adrenals and the endocrine pancreas / Kann, P.H. -- Adrenal imaging : magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography / McCarthy, C.J.; McDermott, S.; Blake, M.A. -- Adrenal molecular imaging / Sundin, A. -- Gonadal imaging in endocrine disorders / Lanfranco, F.; Motta, G. -- Magnetic resonance imaging of pituitary tumors / Boneville, J.-F. -- Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging for pituitary adenomas / Buchfelder, M.; Schlaffer, S.-M. -- Molecular imaging of pituitary pathology / de Herder, W.W. -- Imaging of neuroendocrine tumors / Öberg, K.; Sundin, A.
- 2014 WileyPaolo Pozzilli, Andrea Lenzi, Bart L. Clarke, William F. Young Jr.Thyroid -- Pituitary gland -- Adrenal gland -- Endocrine pancreas -- Bone and mineral metabolism -- Gonads.
- 2011 Springeredited by George S. Eisenbarth.
- 2014 SpringerSusan Redline, Nathan A. Berger, editors.This volume on the Impact of Sleep and Sleep Disturbances on Obesity and Cancer continues the transdisciplinary approach of this series with chapters authored by the leading experts in this field, focused on the normal regulation of the restorative sleep associated processes across the lifespan, the major mechanisms of sleep and circadian rhythm disturbances and the behavioral, physiologic, biochemical and molecular consequences of sleep disturbances. These areas, in turn, are discussed in relationship to their effects on cancer incidence and progression. Students and research scientists involved in all aspects of energy balance and cancer research and patient care should find this volume useful to better understand the causes, contributions and consequences of sleep and circadian rhythm disturbances and their relation to cancer. The volume outlines many exciting areas where research is needed. In addition to its value for researchers, it should be useful to all physicians and health care personnel who care for cancer patients and cancer survivors to better understand the importance of sleep, consequences of sleep disturbances and benefits of their correction.
- 2012 SpringerJean-Marie Saudubray, Georges van den Berghe, John H. Walter (editors).I. Diagnosis and Treatment: General Principles -- 1. Clinical Approach to Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Pediatrics / Jean-Marie Saudubray -- 2. Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Adults: A Diagnostic Approach to Neurological and Psychiatric Presentations / Frédéric Sedel -- 3. Newborn Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism / Bridget Wilcken, Piero Rinaldo, Dietrich Matern -- 4. Diagnostic Procedures: Functional Tests and Post-mortem Protocol / Guy Touati, Fanny Mochel, Daniel Rabier -- 5. Emergency Treatments / Carlo Dionisi-Vici, Hélène Ogier de Baulny -- II. Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism -- 6. The Glycogen Storage Diseases and Related Disorders / Pascal Laforêt, David A. Weinstein, G. Peter, A. Smit -- 7. Disorders of Galactose Metabolism / Gerard T. Berry, John H. Walter -- 8. Disorders of the Pentose Phosphate Pathway / Mirjam M.C. Wamelink, Vassili Valayannopoulos, Cornelis Jakobs -- 9. Disorders of Fructose Metabolism / Beat Steinmann, René Santer -- 10. Persistent Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia / Pascale de Lonlay, Jean-Marie Saudubray -- 11. Disorders of Glucose Transport / René Santer, Jörg Klepper -- III. Disorders of Mitochondrial Energy Metabolism -- 12. Disorders of Pyruvate Metabolism and the Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle / Linda J. De Meirleir, Michèle Brivet, Angeles Garcia-Cazorla -- 13. Disorders of Mitochondrial Fatty Acid Oxidation and Related Metabolic Pathways / Andrew A.M. Morris, Ute Spiekerkoetter -- 14. Disorders of Ketogenesis and Ketolysis / Andrew A.M. Morris -- 15. Defects of the Respiratory Chain / Arnold Munnich, Agnès Rötig, Marlène Rio -- 16. Creatine Deficiency Syndromes / Sylvia Stöckler-Ipsiroglu, Saadet Mercimek- Mahmutoglu, Gajja S. Salomons -- IV. Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism and Transport -- 17. Hyperphenylalaninaemia / John H. Walter, Robin H. Lachmann, Peter Burgard -- 18. 18 Disorders of Tyrosine Metabolism / Anupam Chakrapani, Paul Gissen, Patrick McKiernan -- 19. Branched-chain Organic Acidurias/Acidaemias / Hélène Ogier de Baulny, Carlo Dionisi-Vici, Udo Wendel -- 20. Disorders of the Urea Cycle and Related Enzymes / Frits A. Wijburg, Marie-Cécile Nassogne -- 21. Disorders of Sulfur Amino Acid Metabolism / Generoso Andria, Brian Fowler, Gianfranco Sebastio -- 22. Disorders of Ornithine Metabolism / Matthias R. Baumgartner, David Valle -- 23. Cerebral Organic Acid Disorders and Other Disorders of Lysine Catabolism / Georg F. Hoffmann, Stefan Kölker -- 24. Nonketotic Hyperglycinaemia (Glycine Encephalopathy) / Olivier Dulac, Marie-Odile Rolland --25. Disorders of Proline and Serine Metabolism / Jaak Jaeken -- 26. Transport Defects of Amino Acids at the Cell Membrane: Cystinuria, Lysinuric Protein Intolerance and Hartnup Disorder / Kirsti Näntö-Salonen, Harri Niinikoski, Olli G. Simell -- V. Vitamin-Responsive Disorders -- 27. Biotin-responsive Disorders / Matthias R. Baumgartner, Terttu Suormala -- 28. Disorders of Cobalamin and Folate Transport and Metabolism / David Watkins, David S. Rosenblatt, Brian Fowler -- VI. Neurotransmitter and Small Peptide Disorders -- 29. Disorders of Neurotransmission / Àngels García-Cazorla, K. Michael Gibson, Peter T. Clayton -- 30. Disorders in the Metabolism of Glutathione and Imidazole Dipeptides / Ertan Mayatepek, Jaak Jaeken -- 31. Trimethylaminuria and Dimethylglycine Dehydrogenase Deficiency / Valerie Walker, Ron A. Wevers -- VII. Disorders of Lipid and Bile Acid Metabolism -- 32. Dyslipidaemias / Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, Peter O. Kwiterovich, Jr. -- 33. Disorders of Cholesterol Synthesis / Hans R. Waterham, Peter T. Clayton -- 34. Disorders of Bile Acid Synthesis / Peter T. Clayton -- 35. Disorders of Phospholipid and Glycosphingolipid Synthesis / Foudil Lamari, Fréderic Sédel, Jean-Marie Saudubray -- VIII. Disorders of Nucleic Acid and Heme Metabolism -- 36. Disorders of Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism / Georges van den Berghe, M.-Françoise Vincent, Sandrine Marie -- 37. Disorders of Haem Biosynthesis / Charles Marquez Lourenço, Chul Lee, Karl E. Anderson -- IX. Disorders of Metal Transport -- 38. Disorders in the Transport of Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium and Zinc / Marc Bierings, Peter Clayton, Roderick H.J. Houwen -- X. Organelle-Related Disorders: Lysosomes, Peroxisomes, and Golgi and Pre-Golgi Systems -- 39. Disorders of Sphingolipid Metabolism and Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses / Marie T. Vanier, Catherine Caillaud -- 40. Mucopolysaccharidoses and Oligosaccharidoses / J. Ed Wraith -- 41. Peroxisomal Disorders / Bwee Tien Poll-The, Patrick Aubourg, Ronald J.A. Wanders -- 42. Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation / Jaak Jaeken -- 43. Cystinosis / Michel Broyer, Patrick Niaudet -- Appendix A. Medications Used in the Treatment of Inborn Errors / JH Walter and JE Wraith.
- 2008 Springeredited by Lev M. Berstein, Richard J. Santen.
- 2007 Springeredited by Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, John E. Nestler, Dimitrios Panidis, Renato Pasquali.1. Evaluation for insulin resistance and comorbidities related to insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome / Ricardo Azziz -- 2. Fat distribution and adipose products in polycystic ovary syndrome / Enrico Carmina -- 3. Treatment of infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome: ovulation induction / Deborah S. Wachs and R. Jeffery Chang -- 4. Imaging studies in polycystic ovary syndrome / Sophie Jonard,Yann Robert, Yves Ardaens, and Didier Dewailly -- 5. Genes related to metabolic abnormalities or insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome / Hector F. Escobar-Morreale -- 6. Anti-androgens / Kiirşad Ünlühizarci and Fahrettin Keleştimur -- 7. Lipid abnormalities in polycystic ovary syndrome / Djuro Macut -- 8. Serine phosphorylation, insulin resistance, and the regulation of androgen synthesis / Andrew A. Bremer and Walter L. Miller -- 9. Chronic treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome: oral contraceptive pills / Shahla Nader -- 10. Insulin-sensitizing drugs for the treatment of infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome / Cynthia S. Ryan and John E. Nestler -- 11. Diet and lifestyle factors in the etiology and management of polycystic ovary syndrome / R.J. Norman and L.J. Moran -- 12. Adrenarche: the interrelationship of androgens/insulin on the development of the metabolic syndrome/polycystic ovary syndrome / Sharon E. Oberfield, Natasha Leibel, Lauren Antler, Miriam Silfen, Lenore S. Levine, Mary Horlick, Goldy Carbunaru, Ximena Lopez, and Songya Pang -- 13. Cardiovascular disease and inflammation / Francesco Orio, Jr., Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, and Stefano Palomba -- 14. Surgery and laser diathermy / Stefano Palomba, Fulvio Zullo, Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, and Francesco Orio, Jr. -- 15. Late pregnancy complications in polycystic ovary syndrome / Dimitrios Panidis and Neoklis A. Georgopoulos -- 16. Glucose intolerance / Vincenzo Toscano -- 16. Hormonal and biochemical evaluation of polycystic ovary syndrome / Bulent O. Yildiz -- 18. Endometrial carcinoma in polycystic ovary syndrome / Emmanuel Diakomanolis -- 19. Statins, oxidative stress, and polycystic ovary syndrome / Pinar H. Kodaman and Antoni J. Duleba -- 20. Glucose intolerance in polycystic ovary syndrome: focus on the [beta]-cell / David A. Ehrmann -- 21. Polycystic ovary syndrome: definitions and epidemiology / Bart C.J.M. Fauser, Frank J. Broekmans, Joop S.E. Laven, Nick S. Macklon, and Basil Tarlatzis -- 22. Anovulation in polycystic ovary syndrome / Steven Franks -- 23. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in polycystic overy syndrome / WalterFutterweit -- 24. "Secondary" polycystic ovary syndrome / Gregory Kaltsas and George Chrousos -- 25. Long-term sequelae of polycystic ovary syndrome: association with insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome / Richard S. Legro -- 26. The Insulin resistance of polycystic ovary syndrome / Marek Demissie, Richard S. Legro, and Andrea Dunaif -- 27. Therapeutic aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescence / George Mastorakos, Carolina Koliopoulos, and George Creatsas -- 28. Lifestyle intervention in polycystic ovarian syndrome / Onno E. Janssen, Susanne Tan, and Susanne Hahn -- 29. Involvement of the endocannabinoid system in metabolism and fertility: potential implication in the polycystic ovary syndrome / Uberto Pagotto, Alessandra Gambineri, Valentina Vicennati, and Renato Pasquali -- 30. Insulin resistance: definition and epidemiology in normal women and polycystic ovary syndrome women / Renato Pasquali and Alessandra Gambineri -- 31. Clinical evaluation of polycystic ovary syndrome / Ann E. Taylor -- 32. Pharmaceutical intervention in metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in polycystic ovary syndrome / Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis -- 33. Insulin resistance and early pregnancy loss in polycystic ovary syndrome / Daniela Jakubowicz and Susmeeta T. Sharma.
- 2013 SpringerMark W. J. Strachan, Brian M. Frier.Diabetes is extremely common, with approximately 171 million people affected worldwide. The majority of people with diabetes are cared for in primary care. Primary health care professionals are usually adept at dealing with the lifestyle measures and tablet treatments for diabetes, but generally have limited expertise in the initiation and management of insulin therapy. Insulin therapy has also become more complex, with numerous different forms of insulin and more complex delivery devices available. In a secondary care setting, approximately 10% of in-patients will have diabetes at any one time. People with diabetes stay in hospital longer than people without diabetes, and the condition is often poorly managed during in-patient stays, often leading to clinical errors. Insulin Therapy: A Pocket Guide provides clear and concise information about the safe prescribing of insulin both subcutaneously and intravenously. It covers the different types of insulin, the delivery devices, side effects of insulin and, most importantly, guidance on rational dose adjustment.This book is an invaluable guide for general practitioners and primary care nurses with a special interest in diabetes, as well as junior hospital doctors and specialist medical trainees, advanced nurse practitioners and new diabetes nurse specialists.
- 2013 Springeredited by R. Mantke, Hans Lippert, Markus W. Büchler, Michael G. Sarr.Surgery of the Pancreatic Carcinoma -- Basic Chapter / René Mantke, Hans Lippert -- Commentary / Claudio Bassi, Giovanni Butturini, Roberto Salvia -- Commentary / Thilo Hackert, Jens Werner, Markus W. Büchler -- Commentary / Philippe Bachellier, E. Rosso, D. Jaeck -- Commentary / Michael G. T. Raraty, John P. Neoptolemos -- Commentary / Tadahiro Takada, Keita Wada, Keiji Sano -- Commentary / Andrew L. Warshaw -- Chronic Pancreatitis Surgery -- Basic Chapter / Hans-Ulrich Schulz, René Mantke, Hans Lippert -- Commentary / David B. Adams, Katherine A. Morgan -- Commentary / P. C. Bornman -- Commentary / Thilo Hackert, Markus W. Büchler -- Commentary / Michael B. Farnell, Ashleigh L. Levendale -- Commentary / A. Fingerhut, S. V. Shrikhande, P. J. Shukla -- Commentary / Michael G. T. Raraty, John P. Neoptolemos -- Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas: SCN, MCN, IPMN -- Basic Chapter / Thilo Hackert, Stefan Fritz, Markus W. Büchler -- Commentary / Katherine A. Morgan, David B. Adams -- Commentary / Roberto Salvia, Marco Dal Molin, Claudio Bassi -- Commentary / C. Max Schmidt -- Commentary / Masao Tanaka -- Surgery of Acute Pancreatitis -- Basic Chapter / René Mantke, Hans-Ulrich Schulz, Hans Lippert -- Commentary / Hans G. Beger, B. M. Rau, B. Poch -- Commentary / Peter Fagenholz, Carlos Fernández-del Castillo -- Commentary / H. G. Gooszen -- Commentary / C. W. Imrie, C. R. Carter -- Commentary / Åke Andrén-Sandberg -- Commentary / Michael G. Sarr.
- 2010 SpringerMd. Shahidul Islam, editor.Also available: Print – 2010
- 2010 Kargervolume editor, Richard Quinton.Molecular characterization and phenotypic expression of mutations in genes for gonadotropins and their receptors in humans / Salvi, R., Pralong, F.P -- Role of kisspeptin/GPR54 system in human reproductive axis / Silveira, L.F.G. ... [et al.] -- Biology of kisspeptins / Hameed, S., Dhillo, W.S. -- Role of fibroblast growth factor signaling in gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuronal system development / Chung, W.C.J., Tsai, P.-S. -- FGFR1 mutations in Kallmann syndrome / Villanueva, C., de Roux, N. -- Biology of KAL1 and its orthologs : implications for x-linked Kallmann syndrome and the search for novel candidate genes / MacColl, G.S., Quinton, R., Bülow, H.E. -- Biological actions and interactions of anosmin-1 / Choy, C., Kim, S.H. -- Genotype and phenotype of patients with gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor mutations / Kim, H.-G. ... [et al.] -- Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and GNRH1 mutations in mice and humans / Bouligand, J. ... [et al.] -- Kallmann syndrome caused by mutations in the PROK2 and PROKR2 genes : pathophysiology and genotype-phenotype correlations / Sarfati, J., Dodé, C., Young, J. -- Neurokinin B and its receptor in hypogonadotropic hypogonadism / Semple, R.K., Topaloglu, A.K. -- Complex genetics in idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism / Pitteloud, N. ... [et al.] -- Rarer syndromes characterized by hypogonadotropic hypogonadism / Aminzadeh, M. ... [et al.].
- 2016 SpringerBen Tsutomu Saji, Jane W. Newburger, Jane C. Burns, Masato Takahashi, editors.
- 2011 SpringerZvi Laron, John J. Kopchick, editors.Laron syndrome (LS), or primary growth hormone (GH) insensitivity, was first described in 1966. Since then, many patients worldwide have been diagnosed with LS, which involves defects in the GH receptor that cause combined congenital deficiency of GH and IGF-I activities. In this comprehensive book the authors draw upon 50 years of multidisciplinary clinical and investigative follow-up of the large Israeli cohort of LS patients. The genetic basis of the syndrome is fully considered, and all aspects of the pathophysiology of IGF-I deficiency are described. Data derived from the recently generated mouse model of LS are reviewed and compared with the human LS experience. Valuable advice is provided on treatment, and treatment effects, such as metabolic effects, adipose tissue alterations, and impact on aging, are fully explored. Together, this book condenses, consolidates, compares, and contrasts data derived from the human and mouse LS experiences and provides a unique resource for clinical and basic scientists to evaluate and compare IGF-I and GH actions.
- 2006 Springeredited by V. Daniel Castracane, Michael C. Henson.
- 2015 SpringerSam Dagogo-Jack, editor ; contributors Denis G. Baskin [and forty one others].Twenty years after its discovery, recombinant human leptin has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of patients with lipodystrophy. Beginning with a synthesis of the vast body of work on its discovery, dissection of mechanisms, and effects in experimental models , the focus of this book shifts to a consideration of the regulation and role of leptin in humans. The emphasis on human-level data is a unique feature of this book. The results of numerous studies indicate that leptin is indeed a regulated human hormone. Leptin provides a detailed account of the myriad physiological, hormonal, metabolic, immunological, mitogenic and inflammatory modulators and targets of leptin in a single volume. Next follows a comprehensive presentation of the therapeutic trials of recombinant leptin in patients with congenital leptin deficiency, lipodystrophy, hypothalamic amenorrhea, and other emerging areas, including leptin supplementation in leptin-replete subjects, leptin substitution for insulin in diabetic models, and novel combination regimens of leptin and other biogenic peptides. Unanswered questions and future directions in leptin research are highlighted in the Foreword by Dr. Jeffrey Friedman and throughout the volume. Identifying such questions helps direct research that could deepen understanding of the complex regulation of leptin under physiological and pathological conditions, a critical prerequisite to its rational deployment in the treatment of human disorders.
- 2006 Springeredited by Edward D. Frohlich and Richard N. Re.
- 2009 SpringerEdward D. Frohlich, Richard N. Re, editors.
- 2009 Springeredited by Steven A. Stacker and Marc G. Achen.
- Management of neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas and digestive tract : from surgery to targeted therapies : a multidisciplinary approach2014 SpringerEric Raymond, Sandrine Faivre, Philippe Ruszniewski editors.This book pursues a multidisciplinary approach, presenting chapters with updated information on various aspects of treatment for patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Authors have been selected from expert centers in Europe and the United States. The goal of this book is to comprehensively summarize recent data and provide inspiring ideas to optimize the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Neuroendocrine tumors are fascinating multifaceted diseases that can primarily localize in many organs with various presentations. These tumors are rare but their increasing incidence renders likely that physicians caring for cancers may have either already faced or may be certainly exposed to diagnose and/or treat a patient with neuroendocrine tumors. Over the last years, novel therapeutic options have emerged for neuroendocrine tumors, profoundly challenging practices that had previously been the standards for decades. These include - but are not limited to - somatostatin analogues, targeted therapies such as tyrosine kinase and mTOR inhibitors, antiangiogenic compounds, but also peptide-receptor targeted therapy or radioembolization. This changing field has generated novel treatment algorithms to guide medical decisions. To better understand and handle the multidisciplinary approaches that are required for optimizing the care of neuroendocrine tumor patients, physicians are now looking for references from experts and comprehensive reviews summarizing current knowledge on treatments for patients with neuroendocrine tumors.
- 2015 SpringerJoseph R. Pisegna, editor.This book provides the reader with a multidisciplinary approach that is state of the art and reflects input from the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society and the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society. In particular, the text focuses on the pathophysiology of neuroendocrine tumors and includes a comprehensive review of the most recent developments in understanding the complex hormone and receptor signaling that is important for the future development of potent pharmacological treatments. The volume reviews the pathological grading and staging systems providing useful clinical information for the treating clinician as well as a useful reference for pathologists. The clinical management of neuroendocrine tumors is reviewed enabling the treating physician to understand the diagnostic approaches to differentiating the various types of neuroendocrine tumors. In addition, the treatments are reviewed in great detail and include novel radiological, surgical, and chemotherapeutic approaches. The reader will utilize this book as both a comprehensive and quick reference guide through the use of diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Written by international experts in their particular field of study, Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors will be of great value to medical oncologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, surgeons, and diagnostic and interventional radiologists.
- 2015 SpringerK. Alok Pathak, Richard W. Nason, Janice L. Pasieka, editors.Molecular risk stratification of well-differentiated thyroid cancer -- The significance of cervical lymph nodes in well-differentiated thyroid cancer -- Management of the central compartment in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma -- Management of the lateral neck in well-differentiated thyroid cancer -- The management of recurrent/persistent well-differentiated thyroid cancer in the central compartment -- Management of distant metastases in differentiated thyroid cancer -- Risk-adjusted strategies in post-treatment surveillance of well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma -- Medullary thyroid cancer -- Anaplastic thyroid cancer: Current concepts -- External beam radiotherapy for thyroid cancer -- Targeted therapies in thyroid cancer.
- 2014 Wileyedited by D. John Betteridge, Stephen Nicholls.The vascular endothelium in diabetes / Andrew Lansdown, Elizabeth Ellins, Julian Halcox -- New biomarkers of cardiovascular disease in diabetes / Hitesh Patel, Sujay Chandran, Kausik K. Ray -- Kidney disease in diabetes / Amanda Y. Wang, Meg Jardine, and Vlado Perkovic -- Vascular imaging / Kiyoko Uno, Jordan Andrews and Stephen J. Nicholls -- Glycaemia and CVD and its management / Jeffrey W. Stephens, Akhila Mallipedhi, Stephen C. Bain -- Hypertension and cardiovascular disease and its management / Jose A. García-Donaire and Luis M. Ruilope -- Dyslipidaemia and its management in type 2 diabetes / D. John Betteridge -- Thrombosis in diabetes and its clinical management / R.A. Ajjan and Peter J. Grant -- Diet and lifestyle in CVD prevention and treatment / Alice H. Lichtenstein -- Management of acute coronary syndrome / Christopher M. Huff and A. Michael Lincoff -- Management of peripheral arterial disease / Rüdiger-Egbert Schernthaner, Gerit-Holger Schernthaner, Guntram Schernthaner.
- 2012 SpringerJiten Vora, Marc Evans ; with contributions from Rupa Ahluwalia...[and more].Managing Diabetes is a up-to-date, comprehensive showcase of the current pharmaceutical trends in treating diabetes and provides a unbiased, inclusive discussion of current and emerging treatments by well-known experts in the field.
- 2010 AccessSurgery[edited by] Shane Y. Morita, Alan P.B. Dackiw, Martha A. Zeiger.1. Thyroid nodule -- 2. Goiter -- 3. Hyperthyroidism --4. Papillary thyroid carcinoma -- 5. Follicular thyroid carcinoma and oncocytic (Hürthle cell) carcinoma -- 6. Medullary thyroid carcinoma -- 7. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, metastases to the thyroid gland, and thyroid lymphoma -- 8. Primary hyperparathyroidism -- 9. Persistent and recurrent hyperparathyroidism -- 10. Secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism -- 11. Parathyroid Carcinoma -- 12. Incidentalomas and metastases to the adrenal gland -- 13. Hyperaldosteronism -- 14. Hypercortisolism -- 15. Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma -- 16. Adrenocortical carcinoma -- 17. Insulinoma -- 18. Gastrinoma -- 19. Carcinoid tumors -- 20. Other functional and nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors -- 21. Multiple endocrine neoplasia Ttype 1 -- 22. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 -- 23. von Hippel-Lindau disease.
- 2017 SpringerBrendan C. Stack, Donald L. Bodenner, editors ; Twlya B. Bartel, associate editor ; Andrew M. Hinson, assistant editor.
- 2015 SpringerFriedhelm Raue, editor.
- 2015 SpringerMariagrazia Stracquadanio, Lilliana Ciotta.Introduction -- Etiopathogenesis -- Clinical Features -- Psychological implications of PCOS -- Diagnosis and Assessment -- PCOS Therapy.
- 2016 SpringerRexford S. Ahima, editor.
- 2008 Springeredited by Barbara Caleen Hansen, George A. Bray.Part 1. Metabolic Syndrome - Past and Future -- Metabolic Syndrome - Past and Future : An Introduction to the Features of This Book / Barbara Caleen Hansen, Rosemary Peternel and George A. Bray -- I. Epidemiology And Clinical Treatment: Issues In Defining And Treating The Metabolic Syndrome -- Metabolic Syndrome : To Be or Not to Be? / Gerald M. Reaven -- The Role of Obesity in Insulin Resistance : Epidemiological and Metabolic Aspects / James B. Meigs -- Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome with Weight Loss, Exercise, Hormones, and Surgery / George A. Bray -- Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Disease : An Epidemiological Perspective / Earl S. Ford and Simin Liu -- The Sympatho-Adrenal System in the Metabolic Syndrome / Lewis Landsberg -- II. Endothelial Function, Inflammation, and Dyslipidemia -- Insulin Action and Endothelial Function / Kieren J. Mather, Alain Baron and Michael J. Quon -- Macro- and Microvascular Disease in an Insulin-Resistant Pre-Diabetic Animal Model : The JCR:LA-cp Rat / James C. Russell and Spencer D. Proctor -- High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and the Metabolic Syndrome / Yiqing Song, Simin Liu and Joann E. Manson -- Insulin Signaling in Adipocytes and the Role of Inflammation / Christian X. Andersson, Ann Hammarstedt, Per-Anders Jansson and Ulf Smith -- Insulin Resistance and Dyslipidemia / Tina J. Chahil, Gissette Reyes and Henry N. Ginsberg -- III. Insulin - Secretion and Action: Underlying Mechanisms of the Metabolic Syndrome -- Pancreatic Islet Pathophysiology and Pathology in Obesity / Anne Clark, Jenni Moffitt, Lianne Van De Laar, Katherine Pinnick and Farhina Sayyed -- Glucagon-like Peptides and Insulin Sensitivity / Jens Juul Holst and Filip Krag Knop -- The Relationship Between the Insulin Receptor Substrates and Metabolic Disease / Morris F. White -- Insulin Resistance and Inhibitors of the Insulin Receptor Tyrosine Kinase / Jack F. Youngren -- Fat Feeding and Muscle Fat Deposition Eliciting Insulin Resistance : An Update / E. W. Kraegen, G. J. Cooney, Jiming M. Ye and Stuart M. Furler -- Alterations in Atypical Protein Kinase C Activation in Insulin Resistance Syndromes / Robert V. Farese -- The Liver, Glucose Homeostasis, and Insulin Action in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus / Jerry Radziuk and Susan Pye -- Chronomics of the Metabolic Syndrome / Barbara Caleen Hansen.
- 2016 SpringerMarina Kurian, Bruce M. Wolfe, Sayeed Ikramuddin, editors.This book provides a concise, state-of-the art review of the surgical treatment of metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus. The volume reviews what current practices in surgery and metabolic syndrome and diabetes including the biohormonal effects of the different surgeries. Isolating the effects of the different procedures is critical to the decision tree for type of procedure selected for an individual patient. Specifically for diabetes, this textbook will provide a guide for practitioners to a tailored approach to the treatment. Areas of ongoing research that highlight the minimally invasive approach as well as incorporating what we know of the biochemical results of surgery are presented. Results of established weight loss procedures and ongoing trials are juxtaposed against some of the more novel techniques to ascertain a best practice. Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes serves as a very useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with, and interested in, this rising epidemic of metabolic syndrome and diabetes. It provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.
- 2009 ClinicalKeyeditor, J.K. Aronson.Corticosteroids and related drugs -- Prostaglandins -- Sex hormones and related drugs -- Iodine and drugs that affect thyroid function -- Insulins and other hypoglycemic drugs -- Other hormones and related drugs -- Lipid-regulating drugs -- Endocrine and metabolic adverse effects of non-hormonal and non-metabolic drugs.
- Microbial endocrinology : interkingdom signaling in infectious disease and health. Second edition [2nd ed.]2016 Springereditor, Mark Lyte.Microbial Endocrinology: An Ongoing Personal Journey -- New Trends and Perspectives in Evolutionary Considerations of Neurotransmitters in Microbial, Plant and Animal Cells -- Catecholamine-directed Epithelial Cell Interactions With Bacteria in the Intestinal Mucosa -- Modulation of the Interaction of Enteric Bacteria with Intestinal Mucosa -- Dietary Catechols and their Relationship to Microbial Endocrinology -- Mechanisms by Which Catecholamines Induce Growth in Gram-Negative and Gram-Positive Human Pathogens -- Molecular Profiling: Catecholamine Modulation of Gene Expression in Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium -- Microbial Endocrinology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa -- Interkingdom Chemical Signaling in Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 -- Role of Microbial Endocrinology in Periodontal Disease -- Staphylococci, Catecholamine Inotropes and Hospital-Acquired Infections -- Experimental Design Considerations for In Vitro Microbial -- The Role of the Microbiome in the Relationship of Asthma and Affective Disorders -- Psychological Stress, Immunity and Effects on Indigenous Flora -- Microbiome to Brain: Unraveling the Multidirectional Axes of Communication -- Mycologic Endocrinology.Also available: Print – 2016
- 2010 SpringerMark Lyte, Primrose P.E. Freestone, editors.
- 2014 SpringerMark Lyte, John F. Cryan, editors."The field of microbial endocrinology is expressly devoted to understanding the mechanisms by which the microbiota (bacteria within the microbiome) interact with the host ("us"). This interaction is a two-way street and the driving force that governs these interactions are the neuroendocrine products of both the host and the microbiota. Chapters include neuroendocrine hormone-induced changes in gene expression and microbial endocrinology and probiotics. This is the first in a series of books dedicated to understanding how bi-directional communication between host and bacteria represents the cutting edge of translational medical research, and hopefully identifies new ways to understand the mechanisms that determine health and disease"--Publisher's description.Also available: Print – 2014
- 2014 Springeredited by David J. Terris, Michael C. Singer."Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery is the first textbook which includes a comprehensive review of both minimally invasive and robotic thyroid and parathyroid techniques. Over the last several years there has been a rapid expansion in the number of different surgical approaches available to patients undergoing thyroid and parathyroid surgery. This book consolidates these in one source and focuses on both the philosophy and techniques of these procedures. For thyroid surgery, the text covers the full range of minimally invasive procedures and several of the most widely adopted remote access techniques. Several related procedures are also discussed, including minimally invasive approaches to central and lateral neck dissection. For parathyroid surgery, several minimally invasive techniques are covered, including radioguided surgery. Written by experts in the field of thyroid and parathyroid surgery, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery serves as a critical resource for both experienced and less experience surgeons, fellows, residents, and students interested in understanding the breadth of this field or learning the specific steps of a particular technique."--Publisher's website.
- 2016 SpringerCelestino Pio Lombardi, Rocco Bellantone, editors.1. Ultrasound features of thyroid, parathyroid, neck lymph nodes: normal and pathologic pattern -- 2. Fine needle aspiration biopsy -- 3. Cytology of thyroid lesions -- 4. Molecular markers in thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsises -- 5. Percutaneous ethanol injection for the management of thyroid lesions -- 6. Percutaneous laser thermal ablation (LAT): techniques, indications, experience, and complications -- 7. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation -- 8. High-intensity focused ultrasound ablation (Hi-FU) in endocrine neck diseases -- 9. Mini-invasive techniques for the treatment of thyroid nodules: critical issues -- 10. Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT) -- 11. Locoregional anesthesia in thyroid and parathyroid surgery -- 12. Robotic thyroidectomy -- 13. Minimally invasive video-assisted parathyroidectomy (MIVAP) -- 14. Endoscopic parathyroidectomy -- 15. Minimally invasive video-assisted neck dissection -- 16. Minimally invasive surgical techniques: critical appraisal and future perspectives -- 17. Superior laryngeal nerve monitoring -- 18. Recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring -- 19. Hemostatic devices -- 20. Topical hemostatic agents -- 21. Critical appraisal -- 22. How to avoid and manage post-operative complications -- 23. Perioperative medical treatment -- 24. Patient counselling and patients' involvement in health policy.
- 2012 SpringerDimitrios Linos, Woong Youn Chung, editors.This book describes in detail the various techniques of minimally invasive thyroidectomy that have emerged in recent years and presents the new supportive equipment, including intraoperative monitoring and energy devices. In addition, the basic preoperative techniques that are a prerequisite to successful thyroidectomy are covered, and individual chapters are devoted to complications, outcomes, and post-thyroidectomy quality of life. Important related topics are also discussed, including guidelines for managing papillary and medullary thyroid cancer and the surgical management of metastatic lymph nodes. Both the editors and the authors are internationally renowned experts, and they include the founders of several of the techniques described. The up-to-date text is supplemented by many color pictures and medical illustrations, making the book very user-friendly and ideal for the busy surgeon or endocrinologist who is interested in the management of thyroid diseases.
- v. 1-12, 2009.American College of Physicians ; editor-in-chief: Patrick C. Alguire.[v.1] Cardiovascular medicine -- [v. 2] Gastroenterology and hepatology -- [v. 3] Hematology and oncology -- [v. 4] Neurology -- [v. 5] Rheumatology -- [v. 6] Dermatology -- [v. 7] Endocrinology and metabolism -- [v. 8] General internal medicine -- [v. 9] Infectious disease -- [v. 10] Nephrology -- [v. 11] Pulmonary and critical care medicine -- [v. 12] Cumulative Index.
- Pt. A: v. 1-6; Pt. B: v. 7-12, 2012.American College of Physicians ; editor-in-chief, Patrick C. Alguire.Part A -- [v. 1] Cardiovascular medicine -- [v. 2] Dermatology -- [v. 3] Gastroenterology and hepatology -- [v. 4] Hematology and oncology -- [v. 5] Neurology -- [v. 6] Rheumatology -- [v. 7] Endocrinology and metabolism -- [v. 8] General internal medicine -- [v. 9] Infectious disease -- [v. 10] Nephrology -- [v. 11] Pulmonary and critical care medicine -- [v. 12] Cumulative index.
- Pt. A: v. 1-6; Pt. B: v. 7-11, 2015.American College of Physicians.Part A: [v. 1] Cardiovascular medicine -- [v. 2] Dermatology -- [v. 3] Gastroenterology and hepatology -- [v. 4] Hematology and oncology -- [v. 5] Neurology -- [v. 6] Rheumatology -- Part B: [v. 7] Endocrinology and metabolism -- [v. 8] General internal medicine -- [v. 9] Infectious disease -- [v. 10] Nephrology -- [v. 11] Pulmonary and critical care medicine -- [v. 12] Cumulative index.
- 2010 Springeredited by Jennifer L. Hunt.Molecular oncogenesis -- Systematic autoimmune diseases -- MicroRNAs in endocrine diseases -- Clinical detection and treatment of thyroid diseases -- Autoimmune thyroid diseases -- Benign nodular thyroid disease -- Fine needle aspiration: present and future -- Well-differentiated papillary thyroid carcinoma -- Well-differentiated thyroid follicular carcinoma -- Poorly differentiated and undifferentiated thyroid carcinomas -- Medullary thyroid carcinoma -- Unusual thyroid tumors -- Hematopoietic tumors of the thyroid -- Clinical detection and treatment of parathyroid diseases -- Nonneoplastic parathyroid diseases -- Neoplastic parathyroid diseases -- Clinical detection and treatment of benign and malignant pituitary diseases -- Nonneoplastic and neoplastic pituitary diseases -- Clinical detection and treatment of adrenal disease -- Benign and malignant pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas -- Benign and malignant diseases of the adrenal cortex -- Clinical detection and treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors -- Pancreatic endocrine neoplasms -- Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors -- Head and neck neuroendocrine tumors -- Merkel cell carcinoma -- Neuroendocrine lung tumors.
- 2012 Kargervolume editors, Charles A. Stanley, Diva D. De León.Historical perspective on the genetic forms of congenital hyperinsulinism / Stanley, C.A., Matschinsky, F.M. -- Biochemistry and physiology of the ATP-sensitive potassium channel / Remedi, M.S., Nichols, C.G. -- Pathophysiology of diffuse ATP-sensitive potassium hyperinsulinism / De León, D.D., Stanley, C.A. -- Molecular defects of ATP-sensitive potassium channels in congenital hyperinsulinism / Shyng, S.-L. ... [et al.] -- Molecular mechanisms and clinical pathophysiologies of focal ATP-sensitive potassium hyperinsulinism and Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome / Arnoux, J.-B. ... [et al.] -- Pancreatic histopathology of hyperinsulinism / Suchi, M., Bhatti, T.R., Ruchelli, E.D. -- Localization of a focal lesion of congenital hyperinsulinism : imaging and surgery / States, L.J., Adzick, N.S. -- Role of incretin hormones in hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia / De León, D.D. -- Glutamate dehydrogenase : structure, regulation, and its role in insulin homeostasis / Smith, T.J. -- Congenital hyperinsulinism due to activating mutations of glutamate dehydrogenase : the hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome / Kelly, A., Palladino, A., Stanley, C.A. -- Amino acid-stimulated insulin secretion : the role of the glutamine-glutamate-alpha-ketoglutarate axis / Li, C., Matschinsky, F.M., Stanley, C.A. -- Tissue specificity of glutamate dehydrogenase as illustrated in pancreatic beta-cells and the central nervous system / Carobbio, S. ... [et al.] -- The molecular genetics and pathophysiology of congenital hyperinsulinism caused by short-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency / Molven, A. ... [et al.] -- Hyperinsulinism due to activating mutations of glucokinase / Sayed, S., Matschinsky, F., Stanley, C.A. -- Hyperinsulinism due to mutations of uncoupling protein 2 / Del Mar Gonzalez-Barroso, M., de Lonlay, P., Ricquier, D. -- Exercise-induced hyperinsulinism : a failure of monocarboxylate transporter 1 expression silencing / Otonkoski, T., Meissner, T. -- HNF4A and hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia / Kapoor, R.R., James, C.T., Hussain, K.
- 2011 SpringerJean-Pierre Bourguignon, Bernard Jégou, Bernard Kerdelhué, Jorma Toppari, Yves Christen, editors.Neuroendocrine effects of developmental PCB exposure, with particular reference to hypothalamic gene expression -- The kisspeptin system as putative target for endocrine disruption of puberty and reproductive health -- Effects of prenatal exposure to endocrine disrupters on cerebral cortex development -- Endocrine disruption of the thyroid and its consequences in development -- Neural progenitors are direct targets of xenoestrogens in zebrafish -- Exposure to environmental chemicals as a risk factor for diabetes development -- Contribution of endocrine disrupting chemicals to the obesity epidemic: consequences of developmental exposure -- Fetal and adult exposure to bisphenol-A as a contributing factor in the etiology of the metabolic syndrome -- Bisphenol A in the gut: another break in the wall? -- Adverse trends of male reproductive health in two nordic countries indicate environmental problems -- Origin of testicular dysgenesis syndrome disorders in the masculinization programming window: relevance to final testis size (=sperm production) -- Index.
- 2015 SpringerAndrea Lenzi, Silvia Migliaccio, Lorenzo Maria Donini, editors.This book describes in detail the multidisciplinary management of obesity, providing readers with a thorough understanding of the rationale for a multidisciplinary approach and with the tools required to implement it effectively. The emphasis is on a translational approach, starting from basic concepts and fundamental mechanisms of the pathology and clinical morbidity. Experts in the field discuss the full range of relevant topics, including the significance of physical exercise, psychological issues, nutritional strategies, pharmacological options, and bariatric surgery. Put another way, the book covers all aspects from the bench to the bedside. Physicians, scientists, and postgraduate students will all find it to be invaluable in understanding the causes and optimal management of obesity, which has rapidly become a major public health problem.
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