Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, 12th Edition

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology

12nd Edition

By Shlomo Melmed, MD, Professor of Medicine, Senior Vice President and Dean of the Faculty, Cedars Sinai Health System, Los Angeles California; Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD, Richard T. Crane Distinguished Service Professor, Dean of the Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois ; P. Reed Larsen, MD, FRCP, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Brigham and Women?s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 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