aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the
key trends in endocrine disorders. While covering a variety of topics ranging
from thyroid carcinogenesis and pituitary adenomas to adrenal tumors and
metabolic bone disease, this book also focuses on more specific issues not yet
This book covers the following topics: Hypothyroidism, Fertility and
Pregnancy, Congenital Hypothyroidism, Growth in Children with Thyroid
Dysfunction, Hypothyroidism in Children, Non-Thyroidal Illness: Physiopathology
and Clinical Implications, The Role of Ultrasound in the Differential Diagnosis
This note explains the following topics:
Thyroid Gland, Lingual Thyroid, Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the thyroid
gland, Arterial supply, Lymph nodes of the neck, Follicles, Thyroid-Stimulating
Hormone, Production of T4 and T3, Hormonal Transport, Thyroid Hormones, Neck
Bruising, Plain Films, Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Medicine, Fine Needle
Aspiration, Disorders of the Thyroid Disorders of the Thyroid Gland,
Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Gravesí Disease.
disease is a medical condition impairing the function of the thyroid.
Hypothyroidism, multinodular goiter, hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer are only
few of the several implications that the thyroid disorders have in health. This
book aims to provide a general view of thyroid disorders, and a deeper
explanation of hyperthyroidism and its complications and impact in health.
This book covers the
following topics: Principles of Endocrinology, Pituitary Disorders, Thyroid
Disorders, Adrenal Disorders, Polyglandular Deficiency Syndromes, Porphyrias,
Fluid Metabolism, Electrolyte Disorders, Acid-Base Regulation and Disorders,
Diabetes Mellitus and Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism, Lipid Disorders,
Amyloidosis, Carcinoid Tumors and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes.
Two major focuses on this research are:1. the interaction of
light and estradiol on the regulation of luteinizing hormone secretion in
anestrous mares and 2. the effect of melatonin administration in LH and ovarian
steroid genesis in cyclic, pregnant and hysterectomized mares.
addition to covering the basics in the Concepts in Endocrine Pathophysiology
lecture, the lectures in this course note cover a wide range of subjects, from
Pituitary Neoplasia to Diabetes and Obesity - Treatment to Goiter and Thyroid