1987

Acromegaly

A Century of Scientific and Clinical Progress

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-9064-3 (Print) 978-1-4613-1913-9 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. The Life of Doctor Pierre Marie: A Great-Granddaughter’s View

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      Pages 1-3

      The Life of Doctor Pierre Marie: A Great-Granddaughter’s View

  3. Molecular Biology and Physiology of GH Action

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      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-15

      Etiology of Acromegaly from the Neuroendocrine Point of View: A Historical Perspective

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      Pages 17-25

      Human Growth Hormone Gene Regulation in Somatotroph Cell Cultures

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      Pages 27-34

      Detection of the Multiple Forms of Human Growth Hormone

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      Pages 35-43

      Molecular Heterogeneity of Circulating Growth Hormone in Acromegaly

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      Pages 45-53

      Somatomedin Gene Expression

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      Pages 55-63

      Somatomedin Action and Tissue Growth Factor Receptors

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      Pages 65-72

      The Mechanism of the Growth-Promoting Action of Growth Hormone

  4. Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-82

      Somatostatin and the Syndrome of Acromegaly

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      Pages 83-95

      Growth Hormone Secretion in Acromegaly

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      Pages 97-104

      Actions of GRF in Man

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      Pages 105-113

      GRF Secretion in Man

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      Pages 115-125

      Ectopic GRH Syndromes

  5. Diagnosis of Acromegaly

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-137

      Clinical Developments Over the Past 100 Years of Acromegaly

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      Pages 139-150

      Gonadal Steroid Modulation of Growth Hormone Secretory Patterns in the Rat

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      Pages 151-163

      Pathogenesis of Acromegaly

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      Pages 165-177

      Pathology of Acromegaly

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      Pages 179-191

      Associated Hypersecretion of Anterior Pituitary Hormones other than Growth Hormone in Acromegaly

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      Pages 193-195

      Effect of Growth Hormone on Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism: An Overview

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      Pages 197-208

      The Diagnosis of Acromegaly

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