Handbook of Inpatient Endocrinology

Handbook of Inpatient Endocrinology

Handbook of Inpatient Endocrinology

Handbook of Inpatient Endocrinology

A user-friendly, pocket-sized reference for all physicians faced with endocrine care and challenges in hospitalized patients, this handbook covers the most common issues leading to an inpatient endocrine consult, providing differential diagnoses, a reasonable and practical approach to investigating and managing the condition, and advice for follow-up. Conditions discussed include thyrotoxicosis and thyroid storm, calcium disorders, osteoporosis, Cushing’s syndrome, pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, primary hyperaldosteronism, hypoglycemia in diabetic and non-diabetic patients, and endocrine issues during pregnancy, among others. Suggestions for further reading are included, providing more context for well-established clinical approaches.

Written by experts with years of experience providing endocrinology consultations in a hospital setting, Handbook of Inpatient Endocrinology is a valuable, high-yield resource for endocrine residents and fellows, but it will be equally useful for any busy hospitalist or primary care physician when endocrinology consults are not available.

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Atlas of Parathyroid Imaging and Pathology

Atlas of Parathyroid Imaging and Pathology 

This book provides a visual demonstration of normal and ectopic locations of parathyroid adenomas using different modalities in patients with PHPT and to describe parathyroid gland–related pathology. It includes several modern imaging modalities for localization of parathyroid glands and parathyroid adenomas, such as Sestamibi scan, SPECT/CT Sestamibi scan, neck ultrasound, MRI, thin-cut CT, and 4D CT scans.

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Written by experts in the field, chapters include pathology images corresponding to radiology imaging for some presented cases (gross and high-power view). Authors have also collected radiological images of difficult-to-localize parathyroid adenomas in ectopic (abnormal) locations. The atlas is organized by location of the adenomas in upper and lower eutopic locations followed by ectopic locations. Each case demonstrates dual or triple modalities such as US, Sestamibi scan, or SPECT/CT Sestamibi scan, thin-cut CT scan, or 4D CT performed on the same patient. A chapter on parathyroid pathology is also included to help the reader understand challenges in pathological interpretation.

Atlas of Parathyroid Imaging and Pathology serves as a valuable reference for radiologists, endocrine surgeons, head and neck surgeons, ENT surgeons, surgical oncologists, endocrinologists, pathologists, nephrologists, students, and all physicians and allayed health practitioners involved in the treatment of patients with primary, secondary, and tertiary hyperparathyroidism.

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The Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Neoplasia

The Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Neoplasia

The Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Neoplasia

Neuroendocrine neoplasms comprise a large family of proliferative lesions that involve almost every part of the body. Our understanding of their cells of origin as well as the pathology, pathophysiology and genetics of these neoplasms has made tremendous advances in the last few decades. While they are often discussed as separate entities in textbooks of gastroenteropancreatic pathology and pulmonary pathology, their scope is much broader.

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The book conveys the similarities and differences of these fascinating tumors that may be found from the hypothalamus and pituitary to the rectum, and in soft tissue as well as in many organs. Written by experts in the field, the authors emphasize their structural, functional, predictive and prognostic features and attempt to provide the clinical context that allows improved diagnosis and therapy while building on the genetics that clarifies patterns of inheritance and predisposition to tumor development through precursor lesions.
The Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Neoplasia provides a broad overview of neuroendocrine neoplasms using a practical approach to diagnosis, histological classification and therapy, and presents the most important and significant developments of the technologies used to diagnose, classify and treat them.

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Pituitary Disorders of Childhood: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

Pituitary Disorders of Childhood: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

Pituitary Disorders of Childhood

This unique book presents an up-to-date discussion of clinical disorders of the pituitary gland in children with specific emphasis on state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment modalities, highlighting the newest scientific advances in genomics and molecular biology that clinician-scientists caring for children need to know. Chapters focus on the current knowledge base in genomics, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and medical and surgical management, organized into thematic sections. Part I discusses embryologic and genetic disorders, including genomics and congenital disorders of the pituitary. Part II presents acquired pituitary disorders, such as prolactinomas, Cushing’s Disease, and both hormone secreting and non-secreting pituitary tumors. Subsequent sections cover posterior pituitary disorders, such as diabetes insipidus, functional hormone deficiencies of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis, including delayed puberty and pubertal disorders and growth hormone disorders, neuro-opthalmic disease, CNS radiation, childhood cancer treatment and traumatic brain injury.

Authoritative and comprehensive, Pituitary Disorders of Childhood will serve as a precise guide for clinical endocrinologists and will guide future investigation into translational and clinical research on the pediatric pituitary.

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ESAP 2019 Endocrine Self-Assessment Program Questions, Answers, Discussions

ESAP 2019 Endocrine Self-Assessment Program Questions, Answers, Discussions

ESAP 2019 Endocrine Self-Assessment Program Questions, Answers, Discussions

Endocrine Self-Assessment Program (ESAP), Reference Edition 2019 is a self-study curriculum for physicians and health professionals wanting a self assessment and a broad review of endocrinology. It consists of 120 brand-new multiple choice questions in all areas of endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. There is extensive discussion of each correct answer, a comprehensive syllabus, and references. ESAP is updated annually with new questions.

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Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook

Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook

Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook

Comprised exclusively of clinical cases of patients with hypoparathyroidism, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the various forms of the disorder they may encounter. It presents a detailed cross-section of patients across all age groups, with different etiologies of the disease and possible complications, to present sensible management scenarios to physicians treating patients with hypoparathyroidism. The cases presented include the management of acute and chronic hypocalcemia following neck surgery, as well as autoimmune, syndromic, idiopathic, and autosomal dominant etiologies. Conventional management with calcium and active vitamin D as well as parathyroid hormone therapy are discussed. In addition, cases are presented highlighting the chronic manifestations of the disease, including complications involving the renal, neurologic, and skeletal systems, as well as cataracts and quality of life.

Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for endocrinologists and other clinicians caring for patients with this disease.

 

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Introduction to Endocrinology (Springer Textbook)

Introduction to Endocrinology (Springer Textbook)

Introduction to Endocrinology (Springer Textbook)

This easy-to use book is intended for General Medicine students, offering them essential support with completing the Endocrinology module.

Divided into eight chapters, each of which offers detailed yet easy-to-learn information on a specific endocrine gland, the book is characterized by a uniform chapter structure, and by its comprehensive coverage of the topic, including relevant figures, tables and diagnostic algorithms.

Providing definitions, classifications, keywords, tables and other didactical elements such as key messages and suggestions for further reading, this practical guide is a must-read for all medical students.

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Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook

Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook

Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook

Comprised exclusively of clinical cases of patients with hypoparathyroidism, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the various forms of the disorder they may encounter. It presents a detailed cross-section of patients across all age groups, with different etiologies of the disease and possible complications, to present sensible management scenarios to physicians treating patients with hypoparathyroidism. The cases presented include the management of acute and chronic hypocalcemia following neck surgery, as well as autoimmune, syndromic, idiopathic, and autosomal dominant etiologies. Conventional management with calcium and active vitamin D as well as parathyroid hormone therapy are discussed. In addition, cases are presented highlighting the chronic manifestations of the disease, including complications involving the renal, neurologic, and skeletal systems, as well as cataracts and quality of life.

Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Hypoparathyroidism: A Clinical Casebook will be an excellent resource for endocrinologists and other clinicians caring for patients with this disease.

 

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Pre-Menopause, Menopause and Beyond: Volume 5: Frontiers in Gynecological Endocrinology

Pre-Menopause, Menopause and Beyond: Volume 5: Frontiers in Gynecological Endocrinology

Pre-Menopause, Menopause and Beyond: Volume 5

This volume represents an up-to-date overview on pre-Menopause and Menopause, with their respective clinical implications and therapies. The aim is to clarify possible doubts and clinical approaches to this particular period in a woman’s life and how to face it, both offering solutions to actual problems and focusing on the potential impact of preventive medicine in improving women’s health and quality of life.

The volume is published within the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE) Series, and is based on the 2017 International School of Gynecological and Reproductive Endocrinology Winter Course.

This book, covering a very wide range of topics with particular focus on fertility in pre- and peri-menopausal women, climacteric and menopausal symptoms, impact of PCOS on post-menopausal health, breast disease, surgical treatments and therapies, will be an invaluable tool for gynecologists, endocrinologists, and experts in women’s health.

 

 

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Frontiers in Gynecological Endocrinology: Volume 1: From Symptoms to Therapies

Frontiers in Gynecological Endocrinology: Volume 1: From Symptoms to Therapies 

This volume represents an up-to-date overview on the major areas of gynecological endocrinology, providing the reader with a complete explanation of female endocrine regulation and metabolism and relevant disorders and treatment. It is published within the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE) Series and is based on the 2013 International School of Gynecological and Reproductive Endocrinology Summer Course. The book covers a very wide range of topics – from primary amenorrhea to menopause, from the impact of ovarian surgery on fertility to fertility cryopreservation, from metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary to premature ovarian failure and from the clinical impact of selective progesterone receptor modulators to the use of progesterone in prevention of premature labor. It will be an important tool for obstetricians and gynecologists, endocrinologists and experts in women’s health as well as interested GPs.

 

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