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Endocrine Replacement Therapy in Clinical Practice

  • A. Wayne Meikle

Part of the Contemporary Endocrinology book series (COE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Pituitary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Donald Zimmerman, Greg Uramoto
      Pages 3-20
    3. Andjela T. Drincic, Gary L. Robertson
      Pages 21-38
    4. Darrell M. Wilson
      Pages 39-61
    5. George R. Merriam, David E. Cummings
      Pages 63-94
  3. Parathyroid and Vitamin D

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
  4. Thyroid

  5. Diabetes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Donald A. McClain
      Pages 197-214
    3. Kay F. McFarland, Laura S. Irwin, Janice Bacon
      Pages 215-234
    4. Raymond A. Plodkowski, Steven V. Edelman
      Pages 235-249
    5. Robert E. Jones
      Pages 273-282
  6. Adrenal

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
    2. Lynnette K. Nieman, Kristina I. Rother
      Pages 285-295
    3. Robert G. Dluhy
      Pages 297-306
    4. Syed H. Tariq, Hosam Kamel, John E. Morley
      Pages 307-329
  7. Gonadal: Men

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 331-331
    2. Max Hirshkowitz, Claudia A. Orengo, Glenn R. Cunningham
      Pages 369-395
    3. J. Lisa Tenover
      Pages 397-414
    4. Shalender Bhasin, Atam B. Singh, Keith Beck, Linda Woodhouse
      Pages 415-434
    5. Christina Wang, Ronald S. Swerdloff
      Pages 435-451
    6. Peter Y. Liu, David J. Handelsman
      Pages 453-467
  8. Gonadal: Women

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 469-469
    2. Daren A. Watts, Howard T. Sharp, C. Matthew Peterson
      Pages 471-505
    3. Susan R. Davis, Henry G. Burger
      Pages 507-523
    4. Shahar Kol
      Pages 525-536
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 537-549

About this book

Introduction

Updating and expanding his highly praised Hormone Replacement Therapy (Humana Press, 1999), A. Wayne Meikle, MD, brings together in Endocrine Replacement Therapy in Clinical Practice the extensive knowledge of leading clinicians in managing children and adults in need of hormonal replacement therapy. These world-class experts offer comprehensive guidelines for the diagnosis and cutting-edge treatment of disorders of the pituitary, parathyroid, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, and gonads. They also review the endocrine testing used in diagnosis and monitoring, comparable regimens when available, as well as considerations of cost, therapeutic effectiveness, and route of administration. Among the special topics covered are approaches to both male and female contraception, the enhancement of fertility in both men and women, the management of diseases affecting the parathyroid, vitamin D and calcium metabolism, updated guidelines on the use of growth hormone secretagogues in children and adults, and androgen therapy in aging and muscle wasting.
Comprehensive and authoritative, Endocrine Replacement Therapy in Clinical Practice makes available to endocrinologists, family practitioners, pediatricians, internists, neurologists, urologists, obstetricians, and gynecologists the many proven techniques of hormonal replacement therapy that, in all their complexity, no single physician could easily master without this practical, cutting-edge guide.

Keywords

Diabetes Diabetes mellitus Pancreas glucocorticoid insulin thyroid hormone

Editors and affiliations

  • A. Wayne Meikle
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine and PathologyUniversity of Utah School of Medicine and ARUP LaboratorySalt Lake CityUSA

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