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TitleCushing's Syndrome [electronic resource] / edited by Lewis S. Blevins
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 2002
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1103-8
Descript X, 344 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Cushing's Syndrome provides the reader with an update on the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with Cushing's syndrome. Molecular mechanisms of pituitary and adrenal causes of Cushing's syndrome are reviewed in detail. Successful diagnostic and treatment strategies that have been employed by readers in the field are recommended and discussed. Numerous advances in the pathophysiology and diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome speak to the timeliness of this volume that has been penned by experts in the field


CONTENT

1. Physiology of the HPA Axis -- 2. Clinical Manifestations and Presentation of Cushing's Syndrome -- 3. Psychiatric Manifestations of Cushing's Syndrome -- 4. A Rational Approach to the Patient Suspected of Having Cushing's Syndrome -- 5. Evaluation of Cushing's Syndrome -- 6. Assay Methods in Cushing's Syndrome -- 7. ACTH Secreting Pituitary Adenomas -- 8. Syndrome of Ectopic ACTH Hypersecretion -- 9. Cushing's Syndrome Due to Adrenal Disorders -- 10. Aberrant Hormone Receptors -- 11. Transsphenoidal Surgery for Cushing's Disease -- 12. Perioperative Evaluation and Management -- 13. Radiation Therapy in the Management of Cushing's Disease -- 14. Adernal Surgery for Cushing's -- 15. The Medical Management of Cushing's Syndrome


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