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Cohen, Laurie E.

Growth Hormone Deficiency

Cohen, Laurie E. - Growth Hormone Deficiency, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Discovery of Growth Hormone and Synthesis of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone
Laurie E. Cohen

Part I. Mechanisms of Human Growth Hormone Secretion and Action

2. Growth Hormone Physiology
Philippe Backeljauw, Vivian Hwa

3. Sex Steroids and Growth Hormone Secretion
Diane E. J. Stafford

4. The Influence of Thyroid Hormone on Growth Hormone Secretion and Action
Angela M. Leung, Gregory A. Brent

5. Undernutrition, Inflammation and Catabolic Illness, and Growth Hormone Secretion
Charumathi Baskaran, Madhusmita Misra

6. Obesity and Growth Hormone Secretion
Takara L. Stanley

7. Metabolic Benefits of Growth Hormone Therapy
Roberto Lanes

Part II. Diagnosis of Human Growth Hormone Deficiency

8. Laboratory Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children
Constantin Polychronakos

9. Laboratory Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults
Kevin C. J. Yuen

10. Pituitary Gland Imaging
Natascia Iorgi, Giovanni Morana, Flavia Napoli, Andrea Rossi, Mohamad Maghnie

Part III. Etiologies of Human Growth Hormone Deficiency

11. Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone Receptor and Growth Hormone Gene Abnormalities
Jan M. Wit, Monique Losekoot, Gerhard Baumann

12. Combined Pituitary Hormone Deficiency
Frédéric Castinetti, Thierry Brue

13. Cranial Radiation and Growth Hormone Deficiency
Wassim Chemaitilly

14. Traumatic Brain Injury and Growth Hormone Deficiency
Erick Richmond, Alan D. Rogol

15. Syndromes Associated with Growth Hormone Deficiency
Sara A. DiVall

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Endocrinology, Metabolic Diseases

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319280387
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-28036-3

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