In a single, convenient volume, Pediatric Endocrinology offers complete coverage of all aspects of basic science and clinical practice, ideal for both pediatricians and endocrinologists. Pediatric endocrinology expert Dr. Mark Sperling teams up with world-renowned authors to bring you up to date with the latest key developments in every area of the field, providing invaluable guidance on how your clinical decision making will be affected by today's technological and scientific advances. The user-friendly text is enhanced by all-new online access to the complete contents of the book and more. Determine the best possible course for every patient with easy-to-follow algorithms in every clinical chapter.
Overview and principles of pediatric endocrinology / Mark A. Sperling Molecular endocrinology and endocrine genetics / Ram K. Menon, Massimo Trucco, Constantine A. Stratakis Receptor transduction pathways mediating hormone action / Michael Levine Laboratory methods in pediatric endocrinology / Donald Walt Chandler, Dennis J. Chia, Jon Nakamoto, Kelly Y. Chun, Samuel H. Pepkowitz, Robert Rapaport Ambiguous genitalia / Selma F. Witchel, Peter A. Lee Hypoglycemia in the newborn and infant / Diva DeLeon, Paul Thornton, Charles A. Stanley, Mark A. Sperling Disorders of the thyroid in the newborn and infant / Guy Van Vliet, Johnny Deladoey Disorders of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis in the newborn and infant / Allen W. Root Neonatal diabetes mellitus / Mark A. Sperling Disorders of growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor secretion and action / Phillipe Backeljauw, Pinchas Cohen, Ron G. Rosenfeld, Mehul Dattani Disorders of the posterior pituitary / Joseph A. Majzoub, Louis J. Muglia, Abhinash Srivatsa Thyroid disorders in children and adolescents / Scott Rivkees Adrenal cortex and its disorders / Walter Miller, Christa E. Fluck Pheochromocytoma and multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes / Steven G. Waguespack, Anita K. Ying Puberty and its disorders in the female / Robert L. Rosenfield, David W. Cooke, Sally Radovick Turner syndrome / Paul Saenger, Carolyn Bondy Puberty and its disorders in the male / Ieuan A. Hughes, Mark Palmert, Leo Dunkel Disorders of mineral homeostasis in children and adolescents / Allen Root, Frank Diamond Diabetes mellitus / Mark A. Sperling, William Tamberlane, Stuart Weinzimer, Moshe Philip, Tadej Battelino Autoimmune polyglandular syndromes / Michael Haller, William Winter, Desmond Schatz Hypoglycemia in the toddler and child / David Langdon Obesity, metabolic syndrome and disorders of energy balance / Robert H. Lustig, Ram Weiss Lipid disorders in children and adolescents / Steven Daniels, Sarah C. Couch.
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