The Pituitary / Edition 1

The Pituitary / Edition 1

by Shlomo Melmed
     
 

There have been many significant recent advances in both knowledge of mechanisms and treatment, such as short stature, growth failure and infertility. This volume of clinical problems covers all the latest developments in basic science, as well as clinical aspects of diagnosis and management, especially at the molecular and cellular level. It takes a fully integrated… See more details below

Overview

There have been many significant recent advances in both knowledge of mechanisms and treatment, such as short stature, growth failure and infertility. This volume of clinical problems covers all the latest developments in basic science, as well as clinical aspects of diagnosis and management, especially at the molecular and cellular level. It takes a fully integrated approach, from pathology through radiology to pharmacology. Each disease is covered from the point of view of the particular hypothalamic-pituitary-target axis, integrating physiology/biochemistry, investigations, clinical features and diagnosis and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865421264
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/27/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
744
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Hypothalamic-Pituitary Function:;.

The Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis;.

Adrenocorticotrophin;.

Growth Hormone;.

Prolactin;.

TSH, Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone;.

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone;.

Posterior Pituitary;.

Section II: Hypothalamic-Pituitary Disfunction:;.

The Hypothalamus;.

Anterior Pituitary Failure;.

Section III: Pituitary Tumors:;.

Acromegaly;.

Prolactinoma;.

Cushing's Disease;.

TSH Secreting Pituitary Tumors; Gonadotroph Adenomas;.

Non-Pituitary Tumors of the Sella Region;.

Section IV: Pituitary Disease in Systemic Disorders:;.

Pituitary Function in Systemic Disorder;.

The Pituitary Gland in Pregnancy and the Puerperium;.

Eating Disorders and Pituitary Function;.

Drugs and Pituitary Function;.

Section V: Diagnostic Procedures:.

Pituitary Imaging;.

Neuro-Ophthalmologic Evaluation of Pituitary Disorders;.

Appendix: Evaluation of Normal Pituitary Function

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