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Pediatric Endocrinology
Radovick, MacGillivray
Editore
Springer
Anno
2013
Pagine
624
ISBN
9781607613954
140,00 €
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  • Concise, how-to guide to the diagnosis of pediatric endocrine diseases
  • Expanded coverage and new topics reflecting commonly seen disorders in pediatric endocrinology practices
  • Accessible discussion of pathophysiology and genetic mechanisms
  • Practical summary tables for etiology, diagnosis, and therapeutic dosages
  • Review of risks and benefits of different treatment options

A state-of-the-art and concise guide to the clinical management of pediatric endocrine disorders, the second edition of the highly regarded Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide covers the most common and challenging conditions seen by practicing endocrinologists and primary care physicians, including growth, hypothalamic, pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, calcium and bone, and reproductive disorders, as well as metabolic syndromes. This expanded second edition includes new topics being seen more commonly in pediatric endocrinology practices related to obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus and lipid disorders. Each chapter contains an introductory discussion of the problem, a review of the clinical features that characterize it, the criteria needed to establish a diagnosis, and a comprehensive therapy section delineating the risks and benefits of the best therapeutic options available. Invaluable tables summarize the critical factors in etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and therapeutic dosages.  Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide, Second Edition, is a comprehensive resource for all clinicians concerned with the myriad endocrinologic disorders seen in children and adolescents.

 

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Contents
Part I Growth Disorders
1 Childhood Growth Hormone Deficiency
and Hypopituitarism ................................................................... 3
Christopher J. Romero, Andrew N. Dauber,
and Laurie E. Cohen
2 Growth Hormone Insensitivity .................................................. 29
Arlan L. Rosenbloom
3 Skeletal Dysplasias ...................................................................... 55
Robert C. Olney and Michael B. Bober
4 Idiopathic Short Stature ............................................................. 73
Yung-Ping Chin and Pinchas Cohen
5 Growth Hormone Treatment of the Short
Child Born Small for Gestational Age ...................................... 83
Steven D. Chernausek
6 Growth Hormone Therapy in Children
with Prader-Willi Syndrome ...................................................... 99
Aaron Carrel and David B. Allen
7 Turner Syndrome ........................................................................ 109
Marsha L. Davenport, Judith Ross,
and Phillippe F. Backeljauw
8 Management of Adult with Childhood-Onset
Growth Hormone Deficiency ...................................................... 137
David Michael Cook
Part II Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disorders
9 Diabetes Insipidus ....................................................................... 151
Abhinash Srivatsa and Frederick D. Grant
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10 Management of Acute and Late Endocrine
Effects Following Childhood Cancer Treatment ...................... 167
Jill L. Brodsky and Adda Grimberg
11 Endocrinologic Sequelae of Anorexia Nervosa ........................ 185
Lisa Swartz Topor, Catherine M. Gordon,
and Estherann Grace
Part III Adrenal Disorders
12 Adrenal Insufficiency .................................................................. 199
Kathleen E. Bethin and Louis J. Muglia
13 Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia ............................................... 223
Christine M. Trapp, Lenore S. Levine,
and Sharon E. Oberfield
14 Cushing Syndrome in Childhood .............................................. 247
Margaret F. Keil and Constantine A. Stratakis
Part IV Thyroid Disorders
15 Congenital Hypothyroidism ....................................................... 261
Cecilia A. Larson
16 Autoimmune Thyroid Disease .................................................... 275
Stephen A. Huang
17 Non-thyroidal Illness Syndrome ................................................ 289
Lisa D. Madison and Stephen H. LaFranchi
18 Resistance to Thyroid Hormone
and TSH Receptor Mutations .................................................... 303
Ronald N. Cohen
19 Thyroid Neoplasia ....................................................................... 319
Andrew J. Bauer, Steven G. Waguespack,
Amelia Grover, and Gary L. Francis
Part V Mineral and Bone Disorders
20 Abnormalities in Calcium Homeostasis .................................... 339
Ruben Diaz
21 Rickets: The Skeletal Disorders of Impaired
Calcium or Phosphate Availability ............................................ 357
Erik A. Imel and Thomas O. Carpenter
Contents ix
Part VI Reproductive Disorders and Contraception
22 Turner Syndrome, Kallmann Syndrome
and Noonan Syndrome .............................................................. 381
Diane E.J. Stafford
23 Precocious Puberty: Clinical Management .............................. 395
Henry Rodriguez and Grace C. Dougan
24 Management of Infants Born with Disorders
of Sex Development ..................................................................... 423
Indrajit Majumdar and Tom Mazur
25 Menstrual Disorders and Hyperandrogenism
in Adolescence ............................................................................. 441
Sara A. DiVall and Robert L. Rosenfield
26 Contraception .............................................................................. 465
Helen H. Kim and Amy K. Whitaker
Part VII Metabolic Disorders
27 Hypoglycemia .............................................................................. 495
Diva D. De León and Charles A. Stanley
28 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents ........................ 507
Kristin A. Sikes and William V. Tamborlane
29 Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity in Youths ..................... 523
Cosimo Giannini and Sonia Caprio
30 Diagnosis and Treatment of Dyslipoproteinemias
in Children and Adolescents ...................................................... 537
Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr. and Kathleen Hawke Byrne
Part VIII Other Endocrine Disorders
31 Autoimmune Endocrine Disorders ............................................ 569
Jennifer M. Barker
32 Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes ............................... 579
Michael S. Racine and Pamela M. Thomas
33 The Endocrine Response to Critical Illness .............................. 591
Ari J. Wassner and Michael S.D. Agus
Index ..................................................................................................... 605

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