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The Pituitary, 5E

The Pituitary, 5E
The Pituitary, 5E
  • Author: Melmed
  • ISBN: 9780323998994
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Pages: 790
  • Year Published: 2022
Ex Tax: 176.42€

  • Provides a detailed description of the wide spectrum of clinical disorders emanating from the dysfunction of the “master gland” and the fundamental science underlying pituitary dysfunction
  • Brings together pituitary experts from all areas of research and practice who take readers all the way from bench research to genomic and proteomic analysis, clinical analysis, and new therapeutic approaches
  • Describes the mechanisms for disease pathogenesis, including both subcellular and extrinsic mechanisms that subserve normal and disordered pituitary hormone secretion and action
Table Of Contents:

1. Pituitary Development
2. Hypothalamic Regulation of Anterior Pituitary Function
3. Adrenocorticotropin
4. Growth Hormone
5. Prolactin
6. Thyroid-stimulating Hormone
7. Gonadotropin Hormones
8. The Posterior Pituitary
9. The Hypothalamus
10. Anterior Pituitary Failure
11. Pituitary-Immune Interface
12. Pituitary Function in Systemic Disorders
13. Drugs and Pituitary Function
14. The Pituitary Gland in Pregnancy
15. Acromegaly
16. Prolactinoma
17. Cushing's Disease
18. Non-functioning and Gonadotroph Tumors
19. Thyrotropin-Secreting Pituitary Tumors
20. Aggressive Pituitary Adenomas
21. Genetics of Pituitary Tumor Syndromes
22. Nonpituitary Sellar Masses
23. Pituitary Imaging
24. Pituitary Surgery
25. Pituitary Radiotherapy

Edited by Shlomo Melmed, Professor of Medicine, Dean of the Medical Faculty, Cedars Sinai Health System, USA

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