Introductory Endocrinology: A Concise and Applied Digest

Introductory Endocrinology: A Concise and Applied Digest

By: D D Bansal (author), Romesh Khardori (author)Paperback

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This book is a comprehensive guide to endocrinology for clinicians and trainees. Beginning with an overview of the endocrine system, the text then describes the chemistry and mechanism of hormones and their clinical significance. The following sections discuss the role of different organs in the endocrine system, including glands, the pancreas, and gonads. The next chapters cover hormones in other organs such as the gastrointestinal tract, liver, kidney and heart. The book concludes with discussion on endocrine tumours and growth factors. Key points Comprehensive guide to endocrinology for clinicians and trainees In depth discussion on chemistry and mechanism of hormones Examines role of different organs in the endocrine system Includes chapters on endocrine tumours and growth factors

About Author

Romesh Khardori MD PhD FRCP(C) FACP Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Strelitz Centre for Diabetes, Endocrine, and Metabolic Disorders, Department of Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA D D Bansal PhD Former Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India Pranav Mehra PhD Department of Biochemistry, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India

Contents

Introduction Hormone Action Hypothalamus Pituitary Gland Thyroid Gland Adrenal Gland Hormones Regulation Calcium Metabolism Pancreas Gonads Adipose Tissue Pineal Gland Gastrointestinal Tract Hormones Hormones from Liver Hormones from Kidney Hormones from Heart Retinoic Acid Prostaglandins Nitric Oxide Endocrine Tumours Growth Factors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789352700943
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9789352700943
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 9352700945

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