Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080547850
  • ISBN-13: 9780080547855
  • DDC: 616.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3043 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases is an authoritative reference developed by 16 international experts who recruited the world's top scientists for contributions. This stellar reference work focuses on nearly 500 endocrine diseases, addressing acromeglay, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, Von Hippel-Lindau Disease, unexplained weight loss, androgen-related disorders and more.

Its scope and depth make this encyclopedia an essential addition to any library collection; it is written to be accessible for the clinical and non-clinical reader alike.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Associate Editors.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents of Volume 1.
Contents of Volumes 1-4.
Contents by Subject Area.
Guide to the Encyclopedia.
ABCA1 Defects.
Acromegaly, Clinical Features of.
Acromegaly, Diagnosis of.
Acromegaly, Therapy for.
ACTH (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone).
ACTH, α-MSH, and POMC, Evolution of.
Adenylyl Cyclase.
Adrenal Androgens.
Adrenal Cortex, Anatomy.
Adrenal Cortex, Development.
Adrenal Cortex Development, Regulation of.
Adrenal Cortex, Physiology.
Adrenal Insufficiency.
Adrenal Suppression.
Adrenal Tumors, Molecular Pathogenesis.
Adrenarche, Premature.
Adrenergic Mechanisms.
Adrenergic Receptors.
1: Aging and Longevity of Human Populations.
2: Aging and the Male Reproductive System.
3: Aging, Animal Models for.
4: Aging, Immunology and.
5: Aging: Muscle.
Agonadism, Male and Female.
Albright's Fibrous Dysplasia.
Aldosterone in Congestive Heart Failure.
6: Aldosterone Receptors.
7: Alkaline Phosphatase.
8: Alternative Promoters.
9: Alternative Splicing.
Alzheimer's Disease and Hormones.
10: Amidation.
Amiodarone and Thyroid.
Anderson's Disease (Chylomicron Retention Disease).
Androgen Biosynthesis and Gene Defects.
Androgen Biosynthesis Inhibitors and Androgen Receptor Antagonists.
Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome.
11: Androgens, Gender and Brain Differentiation.
Angiotensin, Evolution of.
Anorexia Nervosa.
Antiadrenergic Agents.
12: Anti-Müllerian Hormone.
13: Antithyroid Drugs.
Asherman's Syndrome.
Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).
Atrial Natriuretic Factor and Family of Natriuretic Peptides.
Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome.
14: Autonomic Nervous System, Aging and.
Auxology, Childhood.
Bardet-Biedl Syndrome.
15: Baroreceptor Responses.
Bartter's Syndrome.
Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS).
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
16: Biological Rhythms.
17: Body Composition During Growth.
18: Body Proportions.
19: Body Weight, Body Composition, and Aging.
20: Bone Mass Measurement.
21: Bone Remodeling, Dynamics of.
22: Bone Structure.
23: Bone Turnover Markers.
Brain, Effects of Steroid Hormones.
Breast Disease: Impact of Sex Steroid Replacement.
24: Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP).
25: Calcitonin, Overview.
26: Caloric Restriction, Aging and Oxidative Stress.
Carbohydrate Metabolism and Hormone-Fuel Interrelationships.
Carbohydrate Metabolism: Diabetes Mellitus, Genomic Aberrations.
Cardiovascular Disease: Impact of Sex Steroid Replacement.
Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes.
27: Catecholamines.
CCK (Cholecystokinin).
Childhood Cancer, Endocrine Effects of.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.
Circadian Rhythms: Hormonal Facets.
Collagen Metabolism.
Collagen Metabolism Disorders.
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy.
Congenital Adrenal Hypoplasia Syndromes.
Congenital Lipoid Adrenal Hyperplasia.
Conn's Syndrome.
Conn's Syndrome, Diagnosis of.
Constitutional Delay of Growth and Puberty (CDGP).
28: Contraception, Male.
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone (CRH) and Inflammation.
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone, Family of.
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone, Placenta.
29: Cytokine Actions, Cellular Mechanism of.
30: Cytokine Receptors.
31: Cytokines, Constitutive Secretion.
32: Cytokines, Evolutionary Aspects and Functions.
33: Cytokines, Extracellular Transport and Processing.
34: Delayed Puberty and Hypogonadism, Female.
35: Delayed Puberty and Hypogonadism, Male.
36: Delayed Puberty, Male.
37: Depression, Thyroid Function and.
38: DHEA and the Elderly.
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic.
Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic.
Diabetes Mellitus, Diagnosis and Treatment in the Elderly.
Diabetes, Type 1.
Diabetes, Type 2.
Diabetic Nerve Disease, Neuropathy.
Drug Effects and Thyroid Function.
Dysbetalipoproteinemia and Type III Hyperlipidemia.