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Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • Childhood Obesityby Michael I. Goran

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 169.95

    Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and continues to increase in prevalence in almost all countries in which it has been studied, including developed and developing countries around the globe. The causes of obesity are complex and multi-factorial. Childhood obesity becomes a life-long problem in most cases and is... more...

  • Management of Adrenal Masses in Children and Adultsby Electron Kebebew

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    This book is designed to present a comprehensive and state-of the-art approach to the management of adrenal neoplasms that provides a resource to the broad group of providers that will encounter such a patient. Sections address issues that are faced by providers who encounter a patient with an adrenal neoplasm. These areas include an overview of the... more...

  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeryby Luigi Angrisani; Maurizio De Luca; Giampaolo Formisano; Antonella Santonicola

    Springer Milan 2016; US$ 130.64

    This book describes the surgical bariatric procedures most frequently performed worldwide and examines their evolution in recent years both within Italy and internationally. For each operation, indications, the surgical technique, potential complications, and the outcomes with respect to weight and obesity-associated comorbidities are presented. In... more...

  • Gonadotropins: From Bench Side to Bedsideby Rajendra T. Kumar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 171.00

    Gonadotropins: From Bench Side to Bedside, the latest volume in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, focuses on all aspects of gonadotropins, from research to treatment. Contains contributions from leading authorities on the topic Publishes cutting-edge reviews in molecular biology Informs and updates on... more...

  • Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Diseaseby Pablo A. Urena Torres; Mario Cozzolino; M. Vervloet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with  more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular... more...

  • Bone Disordersby Reiner Bartl; Christoph Bartl

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    This comprehensive guide covers the investigation, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of all the bone disorders encountered in medical practice. Written in an easy-to-read style, it updates physicians on the current knowledge of bone structure, physiology, and pathology, with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of common bone diseases. Today, both... more...

  • Thyroid Cancerby Leonard Wartofsky; Douglas Van Nostrand

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 185.07

    Thoroughly revised and extensively expanded, this encyclopedic, highly acclaimed title addresses all aspects of the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, initial treatment and long-term management of all varieties of thyroid cancer. Expertly edited by Drs. Leonard Wartofsky and Douglas Van Nostrand, this gold standard reference is divided into 11 Parts:... more...

  • Surrénalesby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Les glandes surrénales furent découvertes en 1543 par B. Eustachi, mais leur rôle n'apparut qu'en 1855 lorsque T. Addison décrivit la maladie bronzée et la rattacha à une destruction de ces glandes. C. E. Brown-Séquard (1856) démontra expérimentalement qu'elles étaient indispensables à ... more...

  • The Glycemic Indexby Elena Philippou

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    In 1981, David Jenkins, Thomas Wolever, and colleagues introduced the concept of the glycemic index (GI) to differentiate carbohydrates based on the rate of blood glucose rise following their consumption. Although GI was first used in diet therapy for diabetes, research evidence has accumulated since then to thousands of publications from all over... more...

  • Diabetes and Endocrineby Derek G. Waller

    Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2016; US$ 47.99

    Diabetes & Endocrine is a new e-book in a collection of subject-themed e-books containing relevant key articles from Medicine . The e-books provide a perfect source of revision for post-graduate exams in clinical medicine and portfolio material for life-long learning. As well as mapping to the UK Core Medical Training curriculum, these e-books... more...