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Handbook of parathyroid diseases a case-based practical guide /

The Handbook of Parathyroid Diseases presents a comprehensive and concise overview of our current knowledge in the area of parathyroid function, hormone regulation and disease states. The Handbook educates the reader using a case-based approach presenting current evidence in the field. The material...

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Other Authors: Khan, Aliya A., Clark, Orlo H., SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: New York : Springer, [2012]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 280 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Summary: The Handbook of Parathyroid Diseases presents a comprehensive and concise overview of our current knowledge in the area of parathyroid function, hormone regulation and disease states. The Handbook educates the reader using a case-based approach presenting current evidence in the field. The material is presented in an easy to read and understandable language and uses a plethora of tables and text boxes where possible. Complex concepts are conveyed in simple and clear language. Leading international experts contribute to this state of the art book providing a true depth of knowledge and practicality.
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface -- Foreward -- Mechanisms Underlying Extracellular Calcium Homeostasis -- Preoperative Parathyroid Imaging For the Endocrine Surgeon -- Primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism Testing and Assays -- Symptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Medical therapy -- Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Asymptomatic Medical Management -- Surgical Management of Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Nonclassic, Extraskeletal Manifestations of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Brief Review and Possible Mechanisms -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism - Surgical -- Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism Part I: Pathogenesis, Clinical Features and Medical Management -- Surgical Treatment Of Persistent Hyperparathyroidism After Renal Transplantation -- Bone Density and Fracture Risk in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.-Genetic aspects of Hereditary Hyperparathyroidism -- Hypoparathyroidism and Hypocalcemic states -- Molecular Pathogenesis of Primary Hyperparathyroidism -- Cost-effectiveness of Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
The Handbook of Parathyroid Diseases presents a comprehensive and concise overview of our current knowledge in the area of parathyroid function, hormone regulation and disease states. The Handbook educates the reader using a case-based approach presenting current evidence in the field. The material is presented in an easy to read and understandable language and uses a plethora of tables and text boxes where possible. Complex concepts are conveyed in simple and clear language. Leading international experts contribute to this state of the art book providing a true depth of knowledge and practicality.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 280 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781461421641
1461421640