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Title Handbook of parathyroid diseases : a case-based practical guide / Aliya A. Khan, Orlo H. Clark, editors ; foreword by John T. Potts
Published New York : Springer, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 280 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Preface -- Foreward -- Mechanisms Underlying Extracellular Calcium Homeostasis -- Preoperative Parathyroid Imaging For the Endocrine Surgeon -- Primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism Testing and Assays -- Symptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Medical therapy -- Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Asymptomatic Medical Management -- Surgical Management of Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Nonclassic, Extraskeletal Manifestations of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Brief Review and Possible Mechanisms -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Surgical -- Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism Part I: Pathogenesis, Clinical Features and Medical Management -- Surgical Treatment Of Persistent Hyperparathyroidism After Renal Transplantation -- Bone Density and Fracture Risk in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.-Genetic aspects of Hereditary Hyperparathyroidism -- Hypoparathyroidism and Hypocalcemic states -- Molecular Pathogenesis of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Cost-effectiveness of Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Summary The Handbook of Parathyroid Diseases presents a comprehensive and concise overview of our current knowledge in the area of parathyroid function, hormone regulation and disease states. The Handbook educates the reader using a case-based approach presenting current evidence in the field. The material is presented in an easy to read and understandable language and uses a plethora of tables and text boxes where possible. Complex concepts are conveyed in simple and clear language. Leading international experts contribute to this state of the art book providing a true depth of knowledge and practicality
Analysis Medicine
Geriatrics
Radiology, Medical
Endocrinology
Emergency medicine
Surgery
Medicine & Public Health
Imaging / Radiology
Internal medicine
Geriatrics/Gerontology
Primary Care Medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hyperparathyroidism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hyperparathyroidism.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Khan, Aliya A.
Clark, Orlo H.
ISBN 9781461421641 (electronic bk.)
1461421640 (electronic bk.)
1461421632
9781461421634