A Synopsis of Endocrinology and Metabolism (Synopsis series) by David G. Ferriman,Ian C. Gilliland PDF

By David G. Ferriman,Ian C. Gilliland

ISBN-10: 0723602050

ISBN-13: 9780723602057

ISBN-10: 1483177475

ISBN-13: 9781483177472

A Synopsis of Endocrinology and Metabolism bargains with advances and present pondering on endocrine examine. The publication describes the illnesses of the hypothalamus and adenohypophysis together with aetiology, equipment of research, indicators, signs, development disturbances (related to top, bone age, skeletal proportions, sexual improvement, psychological development). The authors additionally examine the illnesses of the neurohypophysis and of the thyroid reminiscent of diabetes insipidus, hypernatraemia (salt imbalance), hypothyroidism, myxedema coma, and malignant exophthalmos. issues of the adrenal glands—adrenal cortex comprise Cushing's affliction (excess cortisol production), adrenogenital syndrome, feminizing adrenal tumors (feminization of the male), and hyperaldosteronism. problems of sexual functionality contain major constructions, particularly, cerebral cortex, hypothalamus, anterior pituitary, or gonads. The ebook additionally describes issues of carbohydrate and fats metabolism, for instance, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, coronary artery sickness, and hypercholesterolemia. One technique for lowering raised serum levels of cholesterol is following diets according to corn oils or different unsaturated fats oils. This booklet is acceptable for college students of medication, dieticians, endocrinologists, and normal medication practitioners.

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