Pediatric Endocrinology, 3rd Edition

by Mark A. Sperling, MD
  • Hard Cover
Completely updated, the new edition of this easy-to-reference text examines the physiological, biochemical, and genetic aspects of pediatric endocrine disorders. Leaders in the field discuss the hottest topics—including genetics, diabetes and obesity—impacting today’s endocrine practice, keeping you up to date. A user-friendly organization speeds you to the information you need, and conceptual illustrations and photographs depict the latest advances with consistency and clarity. It’s the guidance you need to provide effective, state-of-the-art care for your pediatric and neonatal patients. =Key Features •Examines the physiological, biochemical, and genetic aspects of endocrine disorders all in one convenient reference. •Incorporates the importance of molecular biology as it relates to developmental and pediatric endocrinology. =New to this Edition •Offers expanded coverage of genetics, diabetes and obesity—topics of increasing concern in pediatric endocrinology today. •Presents the work of many new contributors for fresh perspectives on the current state of pediatric endocrinology. •Provides new tables of normal values and growth charts for monitoring your patients’ progress. •Concepts, Endocrine Disorders of the Newborn, Endocrine Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence, and Laboratory Tests and Imaging—making the material easy to navigate. =Table of Contents Chapter 1 Molecular Endocrinology and Endocrine Genetics, Ram K. Menon, MD • Massimo Trucco, MD • Constantine A. Stratakis, MD, DSC Chapter 2 Receptor Transduction of Hormone Action, Alan M. Rice, MD • Scott A. Rivkees, MD Chapter 3 Disorders of Bone Mineral Metabolism: Normal Homeostasis, Allen W. Root, MD Chapter 4, Ambiguous Genitalia, Selma Feldman Witchel, MD • Peter A. Lee, MD, PHD Chapter 5 Hypoglycemia in Neonates and Infants, Diva D. De León, MD • Charles A. Stanley, MD • Mark A. Sperling, MD Chapter 6 Disorders of the Thyroid in the Newborn and Infant, Delbert A. Fisher, MD • Annette Grueters, MD Chapter 7 Thyroid Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence, Delbert A. Fisher, MD • Annette Grueters, MD Chapter 8 Disorders of Growth Hormone/Insulin-like Growth Factor Secretion and Action, Ron G. Rosenfeld, MD • Pinchas Cohen, MD Chapter 9 Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary, Louis J. Muglia, MD, PHD • Joseph A. Majzoub, MD Chapter 10 Diabetes Mellitus, Mark A. Sperling, MD • Stuart A. Weinzimer, MD • William V. Tamborlane, MD Chapter 11 Hypoglycemia in the Infant and Child, David R. Langdon, MD • Charles A. Stanley, MD • Mark A. Sperling, MD Chapter 12 The Adrenal Cortex and its Disorders, Walter L. Miller, MD • John C. Achermann, MD • Christa E. Flück, MD Chapter 13 Pheochromocytoma and the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes, Steven D. Chernausek, MD • Charis Eng, MD, PHD Chapter 14 Puberty and Its Disorders in the Female, Robert L. Rosenfield, MD • David W. Cooke, MD • Sally Radovick, MD Chapter 15 Turner Syndrome, Paul Saenger, MD Chapter 16 The Testes: Disorders of Sexual Differentiation and Puberty in the Male, Ieuan A. Hughes, MD, FRCP Chapter 17 Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis in the Newborn, Infant, Child, and Adolescent, Allen W. Root, MD • Frank B. Diamond, JR., MD Chapter 18 Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes, Michael J. Haller, MD • William E. Winter, MD Desmond A. Schatz, MD Chapter 19 Disorders of Energy Balance, Robert H. Lustig, MD • Ram Weiss, MD3 Chapter 20 Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Sarah C. Couch, PHD, RD • Steven Daniels, MD, PHD Chapter 21 Laboratory Methods in Pediatric Endocrinology, Robert Rapaport, MD • Russell Grant, PHD • Sharon J. Hyman, MD • Mark Stene, PHD Index
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ISBN: 9781416040903
Publisher: Saunder
Publication Date: Jan 6, 2008
Cover: Hard cover
Pages: 912
Weight: 2.400 kg
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