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Endocrinology and Metabolism
Fourth Edition
by Philip Felig

Endocrinology and Metabolism covers basic principles and clinical management of all important endocrine and metabolic diseases.

Endocrinology and Metabolism strengthened clinical treatment sections and is replete with tables.

Endocrinology and Metabolism is written by leading clinicians with greater emphasis on clinical practice, rather than basic science.

Contents

General Endocrinology

  1. Introduction to the Endocrine System
  2. The Clinical Manifestations of Endocrine Disease
  3. Biosynthesis, Secretion, and Metabolism of Hormones
  4. Molecular Mechanisms of Hormone Action: Biology of Signal Transduction
  5. Hormone Assays

Neuroendocrinology and the Pituitary

  1. Neuroendocrinology
  2. Diseases of the Anterior Pituitary
  3. Posterior Pituitary

Thyroid Disease

  1. The Thyroid: Physiology, Thyrotoxicosis, Hypothyroidism, and the Painful Thyroid
  2. The Thyroid: Nodules and Neoplasia

Adrenal Disease

  1. The Adrenal Cortex
  2. Diseases of the Sympathochromaffin System
  3. Endocrinology of Hypertension
  4. Glucocorticoid Therapy

Gonadal Disease

  1. The Testis
  2. The Ovary: Basic Principles and Concepts
  3. Sexual Differentiation

Fuel Metabolism

  1. Diabetes Mellitus
  2. Hypoglycemia
  3. Obesity
  4. Disorders of Lipid Metabolism

Calcium and Bone Metabolism

  1. Mineral Metabolism
  2. Metabolic Bone Disease
  3. Nephrolithiasis

Miscellaneous Disorders

  1. Disorders of Growth and Development
  2. Gastrointestinal Hormones and Carcinoid Syndrome
  3. Multiglandular Endocrine Disorders
  4. Ectopic Hormone Production
  5. Hormone-Responsive Tumors
  6. Hormones, Aging, and Endocrine Disorders in the Elderly
  7. Hormones and Athletic Performance

Index

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Fourth Edition
by Philip Felig

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