By Luciano Martini
The Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases is an authoritative reference constructed by means of sixteen foreign specialists who recruited the world's most sensible scientists for contributions. This stellar reference paintings specializes in approximately 500 endocrine illnesses addressing every little thing from acromeglay, diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, thyroid sickness, Von Hippel-Lindau ailment, unexplained weightloss, to androgen similar problems. This encyclopedia is an important addition to any library assortment written to be obtainable for either the scientific and non-clinical reader.
Associate Editors comprise: Eli Y. Adashi, John P. Bilezikian, George P. Chrousos, Junichi Fukata, Julianne Imperato-McGinley, Hiroo Imura, Antonio Liuzzi, Frank L. Moore, Daniel Porte, Jens F. Rehfeld, Ellis Samols, Gustav Schonfeld, Pierre C. Sizonenko, Wilmar M. Wiersinga.
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* comprises approximately 500 entries addressing all facets of endocrine diseases
* greater than 800 eminent researchers contributed from 25 assorted international locations round the world
* greater than 900 figures and 450 tables displayed
* finished thesaurus comprising 1500 definitions
* The Editor-in-Chief is former editor of the magazine Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology and has contributed to over forty books within the box of endocrinology
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Encyclopedia of endocrine diseases by Luciano Martini