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Title Pituitary today II : new molecular, physiological and clinical aspects / volume editors, Eduardo Arzt, Marcello Bronstein, Mirtha Guitelman
Published Basel, Switzerland ; New York : Karger, 2010


Description 1 online resource (x, 218 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Frontiers of hormone research, 0301-3073 ; v. 38
Frontiers of hormone research ; v. 38. 0301-3073
Contents Cytokines and genes in pituitary tumorigenesis : RSUME role in cell biology / M. Fuertes [and others] -- Molecular mechanisms of pituitary adenoma senscene / V. Chesnokova [and others] -- Stem cells, differentiation and cell cycle control in pituitary / J. Drouin, S. Bilodeau, A. Roussel-Gervais -- Role of estrogens in anterior pituitary gland remodeling during the estrous cycle / S. Zárate [and others] -- Hyperprolactinemia following chronic alcohol administration / D.K. Sarkar -- Experience from the Argentine pegvisomant observational study : preliminary data / N. García Basavibaso [and others] -- Gender differences in macroporlactinomas : study of clinical features, outcome of patients and Ki-67 expression in tumor tissue / P. Fainstein Day [and others] -- Neurotransmitter modulation of the GHRH-GH axis / I. García-Tornadu -- iASPP : a novel protein involved in pituitary tumorigenesis? / E.M. Pinto [and others] -- Familial isolated pituitary adenoma : evidence for genetic heterogeneity / R.A. Toledo, D.M. Lourenço, Jr., S.P.A. Toledo -- Serum levels of 20K-hGH and 22K-hGH isoforms in acromegalic patients / G.A.B. Lima [and others] -- Pituitary carcinomas / A. Colao [and others] -- Modern imaging of pituitary adenomas / M. Buchfelder, S.-M. Schlaffer -- Pathogenesis of familial acromegaly / M.R. Gadelha, L.A. Frohman -- Functional role of the RET dependence receptor, GFRa co-receptors and ligands in the pituitary / M. Garcia-Lavandeira [and others] -- Testing growth hormone deficiency in adults / E. Gabelliei [and others] -- Serum insulin-like growth factor-1 measurement in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with acromegaly : preliminary data / M. Guitelman [and others] -- Diagnosis of cure in Cushing's Syndrome : lessons from long-term follow-up / M.J. Barahona [and others] -- Novel medical therapies for pituitary tumors / M. Theodoropoulou [and others] -- Medical therapy of Cushing's Disease : where are we now? / K.I. Alexandraki, A.B. Grossman -- Optimizing acromegaly treatment / M.D. Bronstein -- Vasoinhibins and the pituitary gland / I. Méndez [and others] -- Multiple sources of information for the hypothalamus / A.J. van der Lelij -- New insights in ghrelin orexigenic effect / C. Diéguez [and others] -- Ghrelin and anterior pituitary function / F. Lanfranco [and others]
Summary Update on basic and clinical research on pituitary function and disease
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Pituitary gland -- Diseases.
Pituitary gland -- Cancer
Pituitary gland -- Molecular aspects
Pituitary Diseases -- physiopathology
Pituitary Gland -- physiopathology
Pituitary Diseases
Pituitary Neoplasms
MEDICAL -- Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Pituitary gland -- Cancer
Pituitary gland -- Diseases
Form Electronic book
Author Arzt, Eduardo.
Bronstein, Marcello D., 1945-
Guitelman, Mirtha.
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 9783805594455
Other Titles Pituitary today 2
Pituitary today two