Fast, crystal-clear guidance on managing both pediatric endocrine disorders and inborn errors of metabolism
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New England Journal of Medicine Review!
"...an inspiring learning tool....Sarafoglou and colleagues have combined their expertise to create an informative and timely textbook in which the explanations of underlying mechanisms guide the structure of each chapter. It is a unique book that is pleasing to the eye, nurturing for the mind, and instructive for a broad readership."--New England Journal of Medicine
4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!
"The book covers various pathophysiologic aspects of each endocrine organ and its interaction with other endocrine and nonendocrine systems. Disorders of thyroid and adrenal glands, pituitary, reproductive organs, and endocrine neoplasia are extensively covered. Most large groups of metabolic diseases are reviewed as well. Concise, pertinent information is provided on mitochondrial and fatty-acid oxidation, urea cycle and glycogen storage disorders, as well as organic acidurias and amino acidopathies. The most useful and user-friendly areas are the 1-to-2-page "at-a-glance" sections in each chapter which provide concise yet pertinent information about the disorders within a particular group of endocrine disturbances or IEM.
This is a well written book and the multiple visual aids greatly assist in comprehension and memorization of the material...I strongly recommend this book without reservation." -- Doody's
In one practical, user-friendly tutorial, a team of international contributors delivers the latest information and clinical insights you need to confidently diagnose and manage pediatric patients. This full-color resource guides you through the etiology, pathophysiology, presenting signs and symptoms, diagnostic laboratory examinations, and treatments regimens of each disorder.
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Kyriakie Sarafoglou, MD
Director, Leo Fung Center for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
& Disorders of Sex Development
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Division of Genetics & Metabolism
University of Minnesota Medical School
University of Minnesota Children's Hospital-Fairview
Georg F. Hoffman, MD, Univ.-Prof. Dr. med., Prof. h.c. (RCH),
Direktor Abteilung I (Schwerpunkte: Allgemeine Kinderheilkunde
Stoffwechsel, Gastroenterologie, Nephrologie)
Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Karl S. Roth, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Creighton University School of Medicine
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Purpose: Essential Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, presented in a simplified narrative with a hyper reliance on algorithms and tables targeted for residents, pediatricians and non-endocrine pediatric specialists who need concise and understandable answers to their endocrine and metabolic questions. PREFACEPurpose/how to use this book. INTRODUCTION1. Classic Features/Cardinal Manifestations of endocrine and metabolic disorders.2. Pathophysiology of endocrine system (feedback, receptors, hormones, etc).3.Pathophysiology of metabolism (mitochondrial, gluconeogenesis, Krebs Cycle, etc).4. Interaction of endocrine/metabolic system and with other systems (Skeletal/Cardiac/MuscleCNS, etc).5. Approach to the Endocrine and Metabolic Patient DISORDERS OF FUEL METABOLISM6. Hypoglycemia Hyperinsulinism Fatty Acid Oxidation Defects Gluconeogenesis Defects7. Diabetes8. Failure to Thrive9. Obesity DISORDERS OF THYROID10. Hypothyroidism11. Hyperthyroidism12. Thyroid nodules DISORDERS OF GROWTH13. Short Stature14. Tall StatureHomocystinuria Marfan'sGigantism15. Misc. Syndromes DISORDERS OF THE ADRENALS16. Addison's17. CAH18. Cushing DISORDERS OF PUBERTY19. Precocious Puberty20. Delayed Puberty DISORDERS OF REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM21. Sex Differentiation22. Ovarian Failure Turner's, etc23. Testicular Failure Kleinefelter's, etc DISORDERS OF CALCIUM AND PHOSPHATE METABOLISM24. Hypoparathyroidism25. Hyperparathyroidism26. Rickets DISORDERS OF WATER AND ELECTROLYTE METABOLISM27. Diabetes Insipidus28. Nephrogenic Diabetes29. Hypokalemia/Hyperkalemia30. Hyponatremia/Hypernatremia31. Misc. Disorders DISORDERS OF ACID BASE METABOLISM32. Metabolic Acidosis DKA Organic Acidurias (Maple Syrup,Isovaleric) Misc Endocrine/Metab disorders33. Metabolic Alkalosis Misc Endocrine/Metab disorders Urea Cycle Defects MITOCHONDRIAL AND PEROXISOMAL DISORDERS34. MERRF35. MELAS36. Zellweger MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA SYNDROMES37. MEN 138. MEN 239. Pheochromocytoma INTERVENTIONS CAUSING ENDOCRINE MANIFESTATIONS40. Endocrine consequences of curing childhood cancers (radiotherapy, chemotherapy)41. Surgical42. Medications. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0071439153
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