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.
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
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