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Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine-Related Diseases

Edited by Monica Fedele

National Research Council, Italy

This book covers a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from different countries of the world. It deals with advanced recent trends in the field, including neuroendocrine and pituitary tumors, thyroid dysfunctions, diabetes and a series of endocrine-related diseases, such as those related to the anabolic effects of testosterone, obesity, cancer, the liver complications of diabetes and the pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The readers should be able to have a basic, as well as critic and advanced, overview of these selected hot pathologies of the endocrine system.

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Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine-Related DiseasesEdited by Monica Fedele

Published: May 8th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46124

ISBN: 978-953-51-1080-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7138-6

Copyright year: 2013

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20479 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. Hereditary Neuroendocrine Tumor Syndromes

By Antongiulio Faggiano, Valeria Ramundo, Luisa Circelli and Annamaria Colao


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2. New Insights in the Pathogenesis of Pituitary Tumours

By Marie-Lise Jaffrain-Rea, Sandra Rotondi and Edoardo Alesse


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3. Aging and Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction

By Corrêa V. M. da Costa and D. Rosenthal


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4. Detection of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (Goiter and Hypothyroidism) in School-Children Living in Endemic Mountainous Regions, After the Implementation of Universal Salt Iodization

By Imre Zoltán Kun, Zsuzsanna Szántó, József Balázs, Anisie Năsălean and Camelia Gliga


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5. Diabetes and Its Hepatic Complication

By Paola I. Ingaramo, Daniel E. Francés, María T. Ronco and Cristina E. Carnovale


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6. Double Diabetes: The Search for a Treatment Paradigm in Children and Adolescents

By Benjamin U. Nwosu


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7. Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 and Its Implications in Obesity

By Veronica Hurtado, Isabel Roncero, Enrique Blazquez, Elvira Alvarez and Carmen Sanz


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8. The Insulin-Like Growth Factor System in the Human Pathology

By Emrah Yerlikaya and Fulya Akin


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9. Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Ebe D’Adamo, M. Loredana Marcovecchio, Tommaso de Giorgis, Valentina Chiavaroli, Cosimo Giannini, Francesco Chiarelli and Angelika Mohn


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10. Anabolic/Androgenic Steroids in Skeletal Muscle and Cardiovascular Diseases

By Carla Basualto-Alarcón, Rodrigo Maass, Enrique Jaimovich and Manuel Estrada


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