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
is an online resource on endocrine disease written by physicians and directed
toward physicians around the world caring for patients with these problems.
This guide covers 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.
book explains a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related
pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from
different countries of the world. It deals with advanced recent trends in the
field, including neuroendocrine and pituitary tumors, thyroid dysfunctions,
obesity, cancer, diabetes and a series of endocrine-related diseases, such as
those related to the anabolic effects of testosterone, the liver complications
of diabetes and the pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Endocrinology has been written to meet the requirements of today's
trainee doctors and the demands of an increasing number of degree courses in
health and biomedical sciences, and allied subjects. It is a truly integrated
text using large numbers of real clinical cases to introduce the basic
biochemistry, physiology and pathophysiology underlying endocrine disorders and
also the principles of clinical diagnosis and treatment.
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
The Endocrine Sequence
teaches the basic principles of hormone secretion and action and the clinical
disorders which result from abnormalities of hormonal activity.Emphasis will be
placed on understanding pathophysiology and being able to use general principles
in endocrine phsyiology or in the management of endocrine disorders in
consideration of specific circumstances and clinical cases.
This article covers the pathophysiology and causes of hyperchloremic
metabolic acidoses, in particular the renal tubular acidoses (RTAs). It also
addresses approaches to the diagnosis and management of these disorders.