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Endocrinology : an integrated approach / S.S. Nussey and S.A. Whitehead.

Author/Creator:
Nussey, Stephen, author.
Publication:
Oxford [England] : BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd., 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (371 p.)
Subjects:
Endocrinology.
Internal medicine.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Front Cover""; ""Endocrinology: An Integrated Approach""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Contents ""; ""Preface""; ""1. Principles of endocrinology""; ""Functions of hormones and their regulation""; ""Chemical signalling � endocrine, paracrine, autocrine and intracrine mechanisms""; ""Chemical classification of hormones and their synthesis""; ""Hormone synthesis""; ""Transport of hormones in the circulation and their half-lives""; ""Hormone receptors � cell surface""; ""Hormone receptors � intracellular""; ""Hormones and gene transcription""; ""Hormone receptor regulation""
""Neuroendocrine interactions""""Hormones and the immune system""; ""Hormones, growth promotion and malignancy""; ""Genes, mutations and endocrine function""; ""Clinical evaluation of endocrine disorders""; ""2. The endocrine pancreas""; ""Glucose turnover""; ""Anabolic and catabolic phases of glucose metabolism""; ""Actions of insulin and glucagon""; ""Lipid metabolism � insulinopenia and diabetic ketosis""; ""Protein metabolism and the anabolic actions of insulin""; ""Definition and diagnosis of diabetes mellitus""; ""Etiology of type I DM""; ""Prevention of type I DM""
""Structure, synthesis and metabolism of insulin and glucagon""""Anatomical features of pancreatic islets in relation to hormone secretion and its control""; ""Control of insulin and glucagon secretion""; ""Type 2 DM""; ""Causes of DM""; ""Genetic disorders of β-cell function""; ""Counter-regulatory hormones and DM""; ""Complications of DM""; ""Macrovascular circulatory changes""; ""Microvascular changes � diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy""; ""Diabetes and the neuropathic foot""; ""Diabetes and insulin resistance of pregnancy""
""Development of the pancreas: effects of DM on organogenesis""""Treatment of DM � rationale and practical considerations""; ""Hypoglycemia""; ""Physiological responses to hypoglycemia and its treatment""; ""Hypoglycemia and insulinoma""; ""Hypoglycemia in infancy""; ""Disorders of the α, γ and PP cells of the islets""; ""Clinical case questions""; ""3. The thyroid gland""; ""Iodine intake""; ""Anatomical features of the thyroid gland""; ""Iodine trapping and thyroid function""; ""Synthesis of thyroid hormones""; ""Actions of thyroid hormones""
""Control of thyroid hormone synthesis and secretion""""Hyperthyroidism � Graves' disease""; ""Surgical anatomy and embryology of the thyroid gland""; ""Primary hypothyroidism � Hashimoto's disease and myxedema""; ""Secondary hypothyroidism""; ""Hypothyroidism in infancy and childhood""; ""Thyroid hormone resistance""; ""Non-thyroid illness ('sick euthyroid' syndrome)""; ""Transport and metabolism of thyroid hormones""; ""Biochemical measurements of thyroid hormone status""; ""Thyroid growth""; ""Nodular thyroid disease""; ""Thyroid cancer""; ""Clinical case questions""
""4. The adrenal gland""
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Whitehead, Saffron A.
ISBN:
0-429-20595-3
1-280-24123-3
9786610241231
0-203-45043-4
OCLC:
1000432059
Publisher Number:
10.1201/b15306 doi
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