By Laurie E. Cohen
Providing the most up-tp-date details at the functionality of human development hormone (GH) and the implications of its deficiency, this sensible but accomplished textual content is split into 3 sections. half one describes the mechanisms of GH secretion and motion, together with the body structure of GH and its legislation by way of intercourse steroids and thyroid hormones, the consequences of either less than meals and weight problems on GH secretion, and the metabolic results of human recombinant GH remedy. the second one part covers diagnostic options and exams for GH deficiency in either young children and adults, together with MRI of the pituitary. the ultimate part describes the several etiologies of GH deficiency, from molecular mechanisms and gene abnormalities to cranial radiation and nerve-racking mind damage, besides syndromes with regards to this deficiency. providing underlying mechanisms and pathologies, in addition to diagnostic tools, Growth Hormone Deficiency will give you the newest crucial details and proof in this for the scientific endocrinologist.
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