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
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
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, Type 2 Diabetes, is a unique book covering the topics including
pathophysiology, complications and prevention and treatments. The
Pathophysiology section covers a wide range of mechanisms and characteristics
from the micro to the macro . The Complications section includes renal
complications, sympathetic nervous system imbalance, atherosclerosis, and foot
ulcers which are frequently observed in diabetic patients. Finally, the
Prevention and Treatments section consists of non-pharmacological treatments,
bariatric surgery, pharmacological therapy, and insulin therapy.
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.