Volume 4 1999

Growth Hormone

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-7351-3 (Print) 978-1-4615-5163-8 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Growth hormone secretion and mechanisms of action

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      Neuroendocrine Control of Growth Hormone Secretion

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      Pages 17-35

      Signal Transduction Through the Growth Hormone Receptor

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      Pages 37-57

      Growth Hormone Binding Proteins

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      Pages 59-75

      Regulation of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I and its Role in Controlling Growth and Metabolism

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      Pages 77-96

      The Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF) Binding Proteins (IGFBPS)

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      Pages 97-108

      The Etiology of Growth Hormone Deficiency in the Human Adult

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      Pages 109-126

      The Diagnosis of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency

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      Pages 127-132

      Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency — the Clinical Picture

  3. Growth hormone replacement therapy in adult GH deficient patients

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      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-148

      Effects of GH on Body Composition

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      Pages 149-162

      Effects of GH on Lipid Metabolism

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      Pages 163-172

      The Effects of Growth Hormone on Glucose & Protein Metabolism

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      Pages 173-188

      Effects of Growth Hormone on Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis

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      Pages 189-225

      Growth Hormone and the Immune System

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      Pages 227-236

      Effects of Growth Hormone on Muscle Mass and Function

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      Pages 237-252

      Effects of GH on Bone Metabolism and Bone Mass

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      Pages 253-260

      GH Effects on Cardiac Function

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      Pages 261-279

      Psychological Well-Being in Growth Hormone Deficiency and Central Nervous Effects of Growth Hormone

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      Pages 281-290

      Dose Titration and Monitoring GH Treatment in the Adult

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      Pages 291-305

      Side Effects of Growth Hormone Treatment

  4. New frontiers in adult GH therapy

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      Pages 307-307

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      Pages 309-323

      Growth Hormone in Heart Failure

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