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TitleEndocrine Replacement Therapy in Clinical Practice [electronic resource] / edited by A. Wayne Meikle
ImprintTotowa, NJ : Humana Press : Imprint: Humana Press, 2003
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Descript XI, 549 p. online resource


Updating and expanding his highly praised Hormone Replacement Therapy (Humana Press, 1999), A. Wayne Meikle, MD, brings together in Endocrine Replacement Therapy in Clinical Practice the extensive knowledge of leading clinicians in managing children and adults in need of hormonal replacement therapy. These world-class experts offer comprehensive guidelines for the diagnosis and cutting-edge treatment of disorders of the pituitary, parathyroid, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, and gonads. They also review the endocrine testing used in diagnosis and monitoring, comparable regimens when available, as well as considerations of cost, therapeutic effectiveness, and route of administration. Among the special topics covered are approaches to both male and female contraception, the enhancement of fertility in both men and women, the management of diseases affecting the parathyroid, vitamin D and calcium metabolism, updated guidelines on the use of growth hormone secretagogues in children and adults, and androgen therapy in aging and muscle wasting. Comprehensive and authoritative, Endocrine Replacement Therapy in Clinical Practice makes available to endocrinologists, family practitioners, pediatricians, internists, neurologists, urologists, obstetricians, and gynecologists the many proven techniques of hormonal replacement therapy that, in all their complexity, no single physician could easily master without this practical, cutting-edge guide


I Pituitary -- 1 Diabetes Insipidus in Pediatrics -- 2 Treatment of Diabetes Insipidus in Adults -- 3 Growth Hormone Therapy in Children and Adults -- 4 Growth Hormone and Growth Hormone Secretagogues in Adults -- II Parathyroid and Vitamin D -- 5 Therapy of Hypoparathyroidism and Vitamin D Deficiency -- III Thyroid -- 6 Recombinant Human Thyrotropin in the Management of Thyroid Carcinoma and Other Thyroid Disorders -- 7 Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy for Primary and Secondary Hypothyroidism -- 8 Thyroid Hormone Therapy of Congenital and Acquired Hypothyroidism in Children -- 9 Thyroid Hormone Replacement During Pregnancy -- IV Diabetes -- 10 Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes in Children -- 11 Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: Insulin and Oral Agents that Augment Hormone Synthesis and Action -- 12 Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy -- 13 Insulin Pump Therapy in the Management of Diabetes -- 14 Detection and Management of Diabetes Mellitus During Glucocorticoid Therapy of Nonendocrine Disease -- 15 Exercise and Managing Diabetes -- V Adrenal -- 16 Glucocorticoid Treatment in Prenatal and Postnatal Life -- 17 Mineralocorticoid Deficiency Syndromes -- 18 Dehydroepiandrosterone and Pregnenolone -- VI Gonadal: Men -- 19 Androgen Replacement Therapy of Male Hypogonadism -- 20 Androgen Replacement: Sexual Behavior, Affect, and Cognition -- 21 Testosterone and the Older Man -- 22 Androgen Administration in Sarcopenia Associated with Chronic Illness -- 23 Hormonal Male Contraception -- 24 Hormonal Therapy of the Infertile Man -- VII Gonadal: Women -- 25 Primary and Secondary Hypogonadism in Women -- 26 Androgen Replacement in Women -- 27 Hormonal Therapy of the Infertile Woman

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