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Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases

  • 2nd Edition - September 12, 2018
  • Editor: Ilpo Huhtaniemi
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 2 1 9 9 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 2 2 0 0 - 6

Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases, Second Edition, Five Volume Set comprehensively reviews the extensive spectrum of diseases and disorders that can occur within the endocrine… Read more

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Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases, Second Edition, Five Volume Set comprehensively reviews the extensive spectrum of diseases and disorders that can occur within the endocrine system. It serves as a useful and comprehensive source of information spanning the many and varied aspects of the endocrine end metabolic system. Students will find a concise description of the physiology and pathophysiology of endocrine and metabolic functions, as well as their diseases. Each article provides a comprehensive overview of the selected topic to inform a broad spectrum of readers, from advanced undergraduate students, to research professionals.

Chapters explore the latest advances and hot topics that have emerged in recent years, such as the molecular basis of endocrine and metabolic diseases (mutations, epigenetics, signaling), the pathogenesis and therapy of common endocrine diseases (e.g. diabetes and endocrine malignancies), new technologies in endocrine research, new methods of treatment, and endocrine toxicology/disruptors.