Adrenal Gland (Current Endocrinology)

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Title: Adrenal Gland (Current Endocrinology)
Author: -
ISBN10: 0444008624
ISBN13: 978-0444008626
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Company; 1 edition (1986)
Language: English
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
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Pages: 456 pages
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Current and comprehensive, this book provides an overview of the pathophysiology of the adrenal gland and the basic principles applied to the diagnosis and treatment of its disorders. The Adrenal Gland, part of the Current Endocrinology series, is a handy update for the physician and includes information on the latest research findings in such areas as adrenal leukodystrophies, CAT scanning, and radioisotope imaging of the cortex and medulla. An international group of contributors details the latest developments in the field, covering such important topics as pheochromocytoma, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, diseases of the adrenal cortex, adrenal steroid biosynthesis and metabolism, effect of adrenal hormones on water and electrolyte metabolism, control of adrenal secretions of mineralocorticoids, metabolic actions of glucocorticoids, control mechanisms in the pituitary-adrenal system, diseases of hyper- and hypomineralocorticoid production, receptors for hormones of the adrenal cortex, and selected morphological aspects of human suprarenal glands.