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Title Growth hormone deficiency in adults / volume editors, Jens Otto Lunde Jorgensen, Jens Sandahl Christiansen
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (ix, 227 pages) : illustrations
Series Frontiers of hormone research, 0301-3073 ; v. 33
Frontiers of hormone research ; v. 33. 0301-3073
Contents Clinical aspects of growth hormone deficiency in adults: an overview / J?rgensen, J.O.L., Christiansen, J.S. -- Epidemiology of adult growth hormone deficiency: prevalence, incidence, mortality and morbidity / Erfurth, E.M. -- Hypopituitarism following traumatic brain injury / Popovic, V. [and others] -- IGF-I measurements: epidemiological and clinical aspects / Juul, A. -- Diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency / Fisker, S., Andersen, M., Orskov, H. -- Clinical monitoring of growth hormone replacement in adults / Gibney, J., Johannsson, G. -- Consequences of growth hormone deficiency for intermediary metabolism and effects of replacement / Norrelund, H. -- Skeletal and cardiac muscle in adults with growth hormone deficiency / Cuneo, R.C., Wallace, J.D. -- Bone metabolism and growth hormone deficiency: experimental and clinical aspects / Ueland, T., Bollerslev, J. -- Growth hormone and fluid homeostasis / Moller, J. -- Growth hormone and body composition / Mersebach, H., Feldt-Rasmussen, U. -- Effects of growth hormone deficiency and growth hormone treatment on quality of life in growth hormone-deficient adults / Arwert, L.I., Berend Deijen, J., Drent, M.L. -- Safety aspects of growth hormone replacement / Waterhouse, M., Monson, J.P
Summary It has been known for over 40 years that GH-deficient children benefit from replacement with the hormone. But GH, essential for longitudinal growth, also plays a role after completion of final height. With the introduction of biosynthetic human GH 20 years ago, the use of GH was no longer restricted to severe growth retardation in hypopituitary children. This book will take the reader behind the myths of GH and into the real world of clinical endocrinology. The contributions stem from recognized clinicians and scientists who have been working in the field for decades. The contents encompass tr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dwarfism, Pituitary.
Somatotropin -- Therapeutic use
Growth disorders.
Hormone therapy.
Human Growth Hormone -- deficiency
Human Growth Hormone -- therapeutic use
Dwarfism, Pituitary
Growth Disorders
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hypopituitarism -- complications
Hypopituitarism -- etiology
Hypopituitarism -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Hormone therapy
Dwarfism, Pituitary
Growth disorders
Somatotropin -- Therapeutic use
Hormone de croissance humaine -- déficit -- Adulte.
Hormone de croissance humaine -- usage thérapeutique -- Adulte.
Traitement hormonal substitutif -- Adulte.
Hypopituitarisme -- complications -- Adulte.
Hypopituitarisme -- étiologie -- Adulte.
Hypopituitarisme -- thérapie -- Adulte.
Somatropine -- Emploi en thérapeutique.
Croissance, Troubles de la.
Form Electronic book
Author J?rgensen, Jens O. L
Christiansen, Jens Sandahl
ISBN 1423796845