Williams Textbook of Endocrinology

Author: Shlomo Melmed


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  • ISBN: 9781437703245
  • Author: Shlomo Melmed
  • Publ Date: 2011-07-09
  • Edition: 12
  • Pages: 1897
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13578

Table of Contents :

Section I: Hormones and Hormone Action Chapter 1: Principles of Endocrinology Chapter 2: The Endocrine Patient Chapter 3: Genetic Control of Peptide Hormone Formation Chapter 4: Mechanism of Action of Hormones that Act on Nuclear Receptors Chapter 5: Mechanism of Action of Hormones that Act at the Cell Surface Chapter 6: Laboratory Techniques for Recognition of Endocrine Disorders Section II: Hypothalamus and Pituitary Chapter 7: Neuroendocrinology Chapter 8: Pituitary Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation Chapter 9: Pituitary Disorders Chapter 10: Posterior Pituitary Section III: Thyroid Chapter 11: Thyroid Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients with Thyroid Disorders Chapter 12: Thyrotoxicosis Chapter 13: Hypothyroidism and Thyroiditis Chapter 14: Nontoxic Diffuse and Nodular Goiter and Thyroid Neoplasia Section IV: Adrenal Cortex and Endocrine Hypertension Chapter 15: The Adrenal Cortex Chapter 16: Endocrine Hypertension Section V: Reproduction Chapter 17: The Physiology and Pathology of the Female Reproductive Axis Chapter 18: Hormonal Contraception Chapter 19: Testicular Disorders Chapter 20: Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women Section VI: Endocrinology and the Life Span Chapter 21: Endocrine Changes in Pregnancy Chapter 22: Endocrinology of Fetal Development Chapter 23: Disorders of Sex Development Chapter 24: Normal and Aberrant Growth Chapter 25: Puberty: Ontogeny, Neuroendocrinology, Physiology, and Disorders Chapter 26: Hormones and Athletic Performance Chapter 27: Endocrinology and Aging Section VII: Mineral Metabolism Chapter 28: Hormones and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism Chapter 29: Metabolic Bone Disease Chapter 30: Kidney Stones Section VIII: Disorders of Carbohydrates and Metabolism Chapter 31: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Chapter 32: Type 1 Diabetes Chapter 33: Complications of Diabetes Mellitus Chapter 34: Glucose Homeostasis and Hypoglycemia Section IX: Body Fat and Lipid Metabolism Chapter 35: Neuroendocrine Control of Energy Stores Chapter 36: Obesity Chapter 37: Disorders of Lipid Metabolism Chapter 38: Endocrinology of HIV/AIDS Chapter 39: Gastrointestinal Hormones and Gut Endocrine Tumors Section X: Polyendocrine and Neoplastic Disorders Chapter 40: Pathogenesis of Endocrine Tumors Chapter 41: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Chapter 42: The Immunoendocrinopathy Syndromes Chapter 43: Endocrine Management of the Cancer Survivor (title changed) Chapter 44: Carcinoid Tumors, Carcinoid Syndrome and Related Disorders


The latest edition of "Williams Textbook of Endocrinology" edited by Drs. Shlomo Melmed, Kenneth S. Polonsky, P. Reed Larsen, and Henry M. Kronenberg, helps you diagnose and treat your patients effectively with up-to-the minute, practical know-how on all endocrine system disorders. Comprehensive yet accessible, this extensively revised 12th Edition updates you on diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, thyroid disease, testicular disorders, and much more so you can provide your patients with the most successful treatments. You can find scientific insight and clinical data interwoven in every chapter, reflecting advances in both areas of this constantly changing discipline, and presented in a truly accessible format. You'll also access valuable contributions from a dynamic list of expert authors and nearly 2.000 full-color images to help you with every diagnosis. Along with convenient online access, this title has everything you need to manage any and all the clinical endocrinopathies you may encounter.


"Since the field of endocrinology is continuously evolving, this most recent edition builds on the fundamental concepts that were discussed in the 2007 edition. This advanced, convenient, and reliable reference will benefit anyone with an interest in endocrinology." - Jessica Hwang, MD (University of Chicago Medical Center) 5 star Doody Rating!


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