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  • Insulin Resistance
    Insulin Resistance
    Editor Sarika Arora
    ISBN 978-953-51-0890-0
    264 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 10904 times.
    This book has been made possible by the contributions of leading scientists and clinicians from upcoming and interdisciplinary fields of research concerning the molecular and clinical features of insulin resistance. Multiple metabolic disturbances as ...
  • Glucose Tolerance
    Glucose Tolerance
    Editor Sureka Chackrewarthy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0891-7
    242 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 12436 times.
    The progression from normal glucose tolerance (NGT) to type 2 diabetes involves intermediate stages of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), also known as prediabetes. The pathophysiology underlying the development of t ...
  • Steroids - From Physiology to Clinical Medicine
    Steroids - From Physiology to Clinical Medicine
    Editor Sergej M. Ostojic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0857-3
    211 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13519 times.
    Steroids - From Physiology to Clinical Medicine covers contemporary basic science on steroids research, along with steroids practical application in clinical medicine. We start by describing physiological and pathophysiological roles of steroids, wit ...
  • Pathophysiology and Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
    Pathophysiology and Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
    Editor Oluwafemi O. Oguntibeju
    ISBN 978-953-51-0833-7
    128 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 7543 times.
    Diabetes mellitus is a complex, progressive disease, which is accompanied by multiple complications. It is a metabolic disorder of the endocrine system and listed among the most common disorders in both developed and developing countries. It has a gl ...
  • State of the Art of Therapeutic Endocrinology
    State of the Art of Therapeutic Endocrinology
    Editor Sameh Magdeldin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0772-9
    224 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11374 times.
    During the last two decades, evidence of increasing trends of several endocrine-related disorders has been strengthened. These disorders often come with lack of uniform diagnosis and/ or even unclear endocrine disruption. The later is mainly due to a ...
  • Thyroid Hormone
    Thyroid Hormone
    Editor Neeraj Kumar Agrawal
    ISBN 978-953-51-0678-4
    386 pages, July, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 18955 times.
    Thyroid hormone is important for controlling metabolism and many other body functions. Changes in thyroid hormone physiology, its regulation and diseases thereof have been a concern for the mankind. Understanding of the thyroid hormone(s) has been co ...
  • Prenatal Diagnosis - Morphology Scan and Invasive Methods
    Prenatal Diagnosis - Morphology Scan and Invasive Methods
    Editor Richard Kwong Wai Choy and Tak Yeung Leung
    ISBN 978-953-51-0614-2
    210 pages, June, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32872 times.
    This book provides detailed and comprehensive coverage on various aspects of prenatal diagnosis-with particular emphasis on sonographic and molecular diagnostic issues. It features sections dedicated to fundamentals of clinical, ultrasound and gene ...
  • Hyperparathyroidism
    Hyperparathyroidism
    Editor Gonzalo Diaz Soto and Manuel Puig-Domingo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0478-0
    96 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 7943 times.
    This book is the result of the collaboration between worldwide authorities of different specialities in hyperparathyroidism. It aims to provide a general but deep view of primary/secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism, from a physiological basis ...