GHRH, GH, and IGF-I

Basic and Clinical Advances

ISBN: 978-1-4612-6908-3 (Print) 978-1-4612-0807-5 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Overview of Physiology of the GHRH-Somatostatin-GH-IGF-I Axis

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Physiology of the Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone-Somatostatin-Growth Hormone-Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Axis

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      Pages 11-18

      Role of Somatostatin in the Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion

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      Pages 19-24

      Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone and Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides

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      Pages 25-37

      GH Binding Protein, GH Receptors, and Domains Involved in Signal Transduction

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      Pages 38-48

      Insulin-Like Growth Factors During Development

  3. Effects of Recombinant Human GH and/or IGF-I in Catabolic Illness

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      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-55

      Anabolic Effects of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I in Human Disease

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      Pages 56-60

      Growth Hormone in Children with Chronic Renal Disease: Some Metabolic Considerations

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      Pages 61-74

      Growth Hormone: The Visible Difference in Burn Care

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      Pages 75-90

      Effects of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone on Body Composition and Metabolism in HIV-Associated Wasting

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      Pages 91-109

      Administration of Growth Hormone as an Adjunct to Nutritional Support in Critical Illness

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      Pages 110-128

      Strategies for the Use of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  4. Contemporary Issues in Growth and Development

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      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-135

      Contemporary Issues in Growth and Development: An Overview

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      Pages 136-142

      Use of Recombinant IGF-I in Syndromes of GH Insensitivity

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      Pages 143-168

      Use of Growth Hormone in Non-Growth-Hormone-Deficient Children: Physiologic, Pharmacologic, and Ethical Issues

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      Pages 169-175

      Growth Hormone Treatment of Nonelderly Adults with GH Deficiency

  5. Effects of rhGH and IGF-I on Intermediary and Bone Metabolism

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      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-184

      Overview of Growth Hormone and IGF-I Effects on Intermediary Metabolism and Bone

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      Pages 185-194

      Effects of rhGH on Glucose, Lipid, and Amino Acid Metabolism

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      Pages 195-203

      Metabolic Effects of IGF-I: Implications for the Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 204-216

      Modulation of Responses to GH and IGF-I by Nutritional Variables

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      Pages 217-221

      Growth Hormone Effects on the Adult Skeleton

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