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Title The parathyroids : basic and clinical concepts / editor-in-chief, John P. Bilezikian ; associate editors, Robert Marcus, Michael A. Levine
Edition Second edition
Published San Diego, CA : Academic Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 881 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Basic Elements of the Parathyroid System -- Embryology, Anatomy, and Pathology -- Parathyroid Hormone: Gene Structure, Biosynthesis, Metabolism -- Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein: Gene Structure, Biosynthesis, Metabolism -- Structure-function Analysis of PTH and PTHRP -- Receptors for Parathyroid Hormone and PTHRP: Signaling and Regulation -- Nuclear targeting: Signaling for PTHRP -- Signal Transduction of PTH and PTHRP -- Receptors and Signaling for Calcium Ion -- Immunoassays for PTH and PTHRP: Clinical Applications -- Physiological Aspects of the Parathyroids -- Physiology of Calcium Homeostasis -- Anabolic and Catabolic Effects of Parathyroid Hormone on Bone: Interaction with Growth Factors -- Cellular Actions of Parathyroid Hormone on Osteoblast and Osteoclast Differentiation -- Physiological Actions of PTH and PTHRP I: Skeletal Actions -- Physiological Actions of PTH and PTHRP II: Renal Actions -- Physiological Actions of PTH and PTHRP III: Chondrocyte, Tooth, and Bone Development -- Physiological Actions of PTH and PTHRP IV: Vascular and Cardiovascular, Neurological Actions -- Physiological Actions of PTH and PTHRP V: Mammary, Reproductive, Epidermal, and Pancreatic Tissue -- PTH and PTHRP as Polyhormones -- Clinical Aspects Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Normal and Abnormal Growth of Parathyroid Cells -- Molecular Genetics of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Clinical Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: US -- Clinical Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Europe -- Clinical Presentation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: India, Brazil, China -- Clinical Course of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Bone Turnover in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Cytokines in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Histomorphometric Analysis of Bone in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Nephrolithiasis in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Guidelines for the Medical or Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Medical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Preoperative Localization of Parathyroid Tissue in Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Ectopic Locations of Parathyroid Glands -- Parathyroid Carcinoma -- Acute Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type I -- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type II -- Familial Forms of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalce -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Parathyroids in Renal Disease: Pathophysiology -- Hyperparathyroidism in Renal Failure: Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Management -- Special Considerations -- Evaluation of the Hypercalcemic Patient: Differential Diagnosis -- Hypercalce Due to PTHRP -- Other Local and Ectopic Secretion Syndromes Associated with Hypercalce -- Jansen's Disease -- Acute Management of Hypercalce -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Other Causes of Hypercalce in Children and Adolescents -- The Hypoparathyroid States -- Hypoparathyroidism in Differential Diagnosis of Hypocalce -- Parathyroid Function in Magnesium Deficiency -- Molecular Genetics of Hypoparathyroidism -- Autoimmune Aspects of Hypoparathyroidism -- Pseudohypoparathyroidism: Clinical, Biochemical, and Molecular features -- Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism -- The Parathyroids in Osteoporosis -- Parathyroid Function in the Normal Aging Process -- Parathyroid Function and Responsiveness in Osteoporosis -- Parathyroid Hormone and Growth Hormone in the Treatment of Osteoporosis
Summary Written by world experts, this books follows upon the monumental success of the first edition of The Parathyroids, which was universally acclaimed as the best text on the subject. An authoritative reference that spans the basic science of parathyroid hormone treatment to major clinical disorders in a superb, single compendium, The Parathyroids offers an objective and authoritative view on controversial clinical issues in this rapidly changing field. Every medical school library and virtually every major hospital library will need this book as a reference for students and clinicians. Key Features * Offers objective and authoritative reviews on controversial clinical issues * Written by world experts on parathyroid hormone and its disorders * Superb, state-of-the-art compendium in one convenient volume * Bridges basic science of parathyroid hormone to major clinical disorders * Practical information on clinical management of parathyroid hormone disorders
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Parathyroid glands -- Diseases.
Parathyroid glands -- Pathophysiology.
Parathyroid glands -- Physiology.
Parathyroid hormone-related protein.
Parathyroid hormone.
Parathyroid Diseases -- physiopathology.
Parathyroid Diseases -- therapy.
Parathyroid Glands -- physiology.
Parathyroid Hormone -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Bilezikian, John P.
Levine, Michael A., 1950-
Marcus, Robert, 1940-
ISBN 0080525776 (electronic bk.)
9780080525778 (electronic bk.)