Williams Textbook of Endocrinology / Edition 9

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology / Edition 9

by Jean D. Wilson, Kronenberg, Foster, Larsen
     
 

Here's the state-of-the-art ninth Edition of endocrinology's classic text! An outstanding team of authorities bridges the gap between basic science and the clinical practice of medicine. Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive resource reflects today's explosive increase in knowledge. The 9th Edition integrates coverage of the endocrine system with… See more details below

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Here's the state-of-the-art ninth Edition of endocrinology's classic text! An outstanding team of authorities bridges the gap between basic science and the clinical practice of medicine. Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive resource reflects today's explosive increase in knowledge. The 9th Edition integrates coverage of the endocrine system with discussions of the immune and nervous systems ... examines the advances surrounding endocrine tumors and overproducing hormones ... offers 8 new chapters ... and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721661520
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1819
Product dimensions:
8.95(w) x 11.38(h) x 2.45(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Hormones and Hormone Action
1Principles of Endocrinology1
2Genetic Control of Hormone Formation11
3Measurement of Hormones43
4Mechanisms of Action of Hormones That Act as Transcription-Regulatory Factors55
5Mechanism of Action of Hormones That Act at the Cell Surface95
6Pathogenesis of Endocrine Tumors145
7Autoimmunity and the Endocrine System153
Sect. 2Hypothalamus and Pituitary
8Neuroendocrinology165
9The Anterior Pituitary249
10Posterior Pituitary and Water Metabolism341
Sect. 3Thyroid
11The Thyroid Gland389
Sect. 4Adrenal
12The Adrenal Cortex517
13Catecholamines and the Adrenal Medulla665
14Endocrine Hypertension729
Sect. 5Reproduction
15Disorders of the Ovaries and Female Reproductive Tract751
16Disorders of the Testes and the Male Reproductive Tract819
17Endocrine Disorders of the Breast877
18Fertility Control and Its Complications901
19Sexual Function and Dysfunction927
Sect. 6Fuel Homeostasis
20Glucose Homeostasis and Hypoglycemia939
21Diabetes Mellitus973
22Eating Disorders: Obesity, Anorexia Nervosa, and Bulimia Nervosa1061
23Disorders of Lipid Metabolism1099
Sect. 7Mineral Metabolism
24Hormones and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism1155
25Metabolic Bone Disease1211
26Kidney Stones1241
Sect. 8Development and Growth
27Endocrine Changes of Pregnancy1259
28Endocrinology of Fetal Development1273
29Disorders of Sex Differentiation1303
30Normal and Aberrant Growth1427
31Puberty: Ontogeny, Neuroendocrinology, Physiology, and Disorders1509
Sect. 9Polyendocrine Disorders
32Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia1627
33Immunoendocrinopathy Syndromes1651
Sect. 10Paraendocrine and Neoplastic Syndromes
34Non-Insulin-Secreting Tumors of the Gastroenteropancreatic System1663
35Endocrine-Responsive Cancer1675
36Humoral Manifestations of Malignancy1693
37Disorders of Vasodilator Hormones: Carcinoid Syndrome and Mastocytosis1711
Index1733

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