Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, Expert Consult-Online and Print, 12th Edition

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology

12nd Edition Expert Consult-Online and Print

By Shlomo Melmed; Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; P. Reed MD Larsen and Henry M. Kronenberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


Section I: Hormones and Hormone Action

Chapter 1: Principles of Endocrinology

Chapter 2: The Endocrine Patient

Chapter 3: Genetic Control of Peptide Hormone Formation

Chapter 4: Mechanism of Action of Hormones that Act on Nuclear Receptors

Chapter 5: Mechanism of Action of Hormones that Act at the Cell Surface

Chapter 6: Laboratory Techniques for Recognition of Endocrine Disorders

Section II: Hypothalamus and Pituitary

Chapter 7: Neuroendocrinology

Chapter 8: Pituitary Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation

Chapter 9: Pituitary Disorders

Chapter 10: Posterior Pituitary

Section III: Thyroid

Chapter 11: Thyroid Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients with Thyroid Disorders

Chapter 12: Thyrotoxicosis

Chapter 13: Hypothyroidism and Thyroiditis

Chapter 14: Nontoxic Diffuse and Nodular Goiter and Thyroid Neoplasia

Section IV: Adrenal Cortex and Endocrine Hypertension

Chapter 15: The Adrenal Cortex

Chapter 16: Endocrine Hypertension

Section V: Reproduction

Chapter 17: The Physiology and Pathology of the Female Reproductive Axis

Chapter 18: Hormonal Contraception

Chapter 19: Testicular Disorders

Chapter 20: Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

Section VI: Endocrinology and the Life Span

Chapter 21: Endocrine Changes in Pregnancy

Chapter 22: Endocrinology of Fetal Development

Chapter 23: Disorders of Sex Development

Chapter 24: Normal and Aberrant Growth

Chapter 25: Puberty: Ontogeny, Neuroendocrinology, Physiology, and Disorders

Chapter 26: Hormones and Athletic Performance

Chapter 27: Endocrinology and Aging

Section VII: Mineral Metabolism

Chapter 28: Hormones and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Chapter 29: Metabolic Bone Disease

Chapter 30: Kidney Stones

Section VIII: Disorders of Carbohydrates and Metabolism

Chapter 31: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 32: Type 1 Diabetes

Chapter 33: Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 34: Glucose Homeostasis and Hypoglycemia

Section IX: Body Fat and Lipid Metabolism

Chapter 35: Neuroendocrine Control of Energy Stores

Chapter 36: Obesity

Chapter 37: Disorders of Lipid Metabolism

Chapter 38: Endocrinology of HIV/AIDS

Chapter 39: Gastrointestinal Hormones and Gut Endocrine Tumors

Section X: Polyendocrine and Neoplastic Disorders

Chapter 40: Pathogenesis of Endocrine Tumors

Chapter 41: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Chapter 42: The Immunoendocrinopathy Syndromes

Chapter 43: Endocrine Management of the Cancer Survivor (title changed)

Chapter 44: Carcinoid Tumors, Carcinoid Syndrome and Related Disorders