Ho, Ken

Growth Hormone Related Diseases and Therapy

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Table of contents

1. Growth Hormone Receptor in Growth
Vivian Hwa

2. Ghrelin in the Regulation of GH Secretion and Other Pituitary Hormones
Fabio Lanfranco, Matteo Baldi, Giovanna Motta, Marco Alessandro Minetto, Filippa Marotta, Valentina Gasco, Ezio Ghigo

3. Growth Hormone Pulsatility and its Impact on Growth and Metabolism in Humans
Antonio Ribeiro-Oliveira, Ariel L. Barkan

4. Metabolic Actions of Growth Hormone
Morton G. Burt

5. Molecular Genetics of Congenital Growth Hormone Deficiency
Christopher J. Romero, Elyse Pine-Twaddell, Sally Radovick

6. Structural Abnormalities in Congenital Growth Hormone Deficiency
Andrea Secco, Natascia Iorgi, Mohamad Maghnie

7. Genetic Causes of Familial Pituitary Adenomas
Silvia Vandeva, Sabina Zacharieva, Adrian F. Daly, Albert Beckers

8. The Epidemiology of Growth Hormone Deficiency
Kirstine Stochholm, Jens Sandahl Christiansen

9. Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults
Sandra Pekic, Vera Popovic

10. Transition from Puberty to Adulthood
Helena Gleeson

11. Issues in Long-Term Management of Adults with Growth Hormone Deficiency
Anne McGowan, James Gibney

12. Quality of Life in Acromegaly and Growth Hormone Deficiency
Susan M. Webb, Eugenia Resmini, Alicia Santos, Xavier Badia

13. The Value of GH and IGF-I Measurements in the Management of Acromegaly
Pamela U. Freda

14. The Role of Somatostatin Analogues in Treatment of Acromegaly
Haliza Haniff, Robert D. Murray

15. The Role of External Beam Radiation Therapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Acromegaly
Bruce E. Pollock

16. Mortality and Morbidity in Acromegaly: Impact of Disease Control
Ian M. Holdaway

17. GHR Antagonist: Efficacy and Safety
Claire E. Higham, Peter J. Trainer

18. Long-Acting Growth Hormone Analogues
Alice Thorpe, Helen Freeman, Sarbendra L. Pradhananga, Ian R. Wilkinson, Richard J. M. Ross

19. Growth Hormone Supplementation in the Elderly
Ralf Nass, Jennifer Park

20. Growth Hormone in Sports: Is There Evidence of Benefit?
Anne E. Nelson, Ken Ho, Vita Birzniece

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Publication year
Contemporary Endocrinology
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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