Diseases of the Pituitary : Diagnosis and Treatment (Contemporary Endocrinology, 3) Vol. 4
Book News, Inc. Nineteen review articles illuminate the basic mechanisms of normal and abnormal pituitary processes and present the newest approaches to diagnosing and treating patients. Topics range from normal hypothalamic-pituitary interactions and the processes that disrupt them to new advances in pituitary imaging and appropriate surgical intervention in various pituitary disorders. Among the diseases discussed are congenital hypopituitarism, deficiency states, strategies for evaluating patients with hyper prolactinemia, Cushing's syndrome, acromegaly, and glycoprotein pituitary tumors. -- Copyright © 1999 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR All rights reserved
Synopsis This volume provides endocrinologists, neurologists, gynaecologists and paediatricians with the latest information for the diagnosis and treatment of the various pituitary diseases. Covering all the latest clinical aspects, supported by basic science, this book takes an integrative approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary diseases including hypopituitarism, growth hormone deficiencies, and infiltrative diseases of the pituitary. Chapters focus on the physiology, pathology, and...