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Crash Course Endocrinology : Updated Edition.

Author: Ronan O'Neill; Richard Murphy; Daniel Horton-Szar
Publisher: London : Elsevier Health Sciences UK, 2015.
Series: Crash course.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Neill, Ronan.
Crash Course Endocrinology : Updated Edition.
London : Elsevier Health Sciences UK, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronan O'Neill; Richard Murphy; Daniel Horton-Szar
ISBN: 9780723439042 0723439044
OCLC Number: 929503746
Notes: The molecular biology of thyroid cancer.
Description: 1 online resource (151 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Crash Course: Endocrinology; Copyright; Series editor foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Overview of the endocrine system; Role of the endocrine system; Hormones and endocrine secretion; What is a hormone?; Types of hormone; Endocrine tissue; Organization of the endocrine system; Hypothalamus; Pituitary gland; Peripheral endocrine tissues; Target cells; Control of hormone secretion; Overall control; Neural control; Negative and positive feedback; Directly; Indirectly; What are the benefits of having an endocrine system?; Amplification; Control. Hormone types and secretionPolypeptide hormones; Synthesis and secretion; Lipid-derived hormones; Steroid hormones; Synthesis and secretion; Step 1; Step 2; Eicosanoids; Modified amino acids; Synthesis and secretion; Tyrosine derivatives; Tryptophan derivatives; Hormone receptors; Cell-surface receptors; Intracellular receptors; Relationship of the nervous and endocrine systems; Integration; Neural control of hormones; Hormonal control of neurons; Comparison between the nervous and endocrine systems; Nervous system; Endocrine system; Chapter 2: The hypothalamus and the pituitary gland. AnatomyHypothalamus; Pituitary gland; Blood supply; Development; Hypothalamus; Pituitary gland; Microstructure; Hypothalamus; Anterior pituitary; Posterior pituitary; Hormones; Hormones of the hypothalamus; Hormones that regulate anterior pituitary function; Hormones released from the posterior pituitary; Hormones of the anterior pituitary; Hormonal feedback; Hormones of the posterior pituitary; Antidiuretic hormone; Oxytocin; Disorders of the hypothalamus; Disorders of the anterior pituitary; Hyperpituitarism; Prolactinomas; Investigations; Treatment; Hypopituitarism. Non-functioning adenomasOther tumours; Infarction of the pituitary gland; Compression of the pituitary gland; Other causes of pituitary failure; Diagnosis of hypopituitarism; Treatment of hypopituitarism; Disorders of the posterior pituitary; Diabetes insipidus; Excess antidiuretic hormone secretion; Chapter 3: The thyroid gland; Anatomy; Thyroid gland; Blood, nerves and lymphatics; Parathyroid glands; Microstructure; Thyroid gland; Parathyroid glands; Development; Thyroid gland; Parathyroid gland; Thyroid hormones; Synthesis; Thyroglobulin synthesis; Iodine trapping; Iodide oxidation. Iodination of thyroglobulinCoupling; Secretion; Iodine metabolism; Regulation; Transport of thyroid hormones; Actions; Feedback; Disorders of the thyroid gland; Hyperthyroidism; Diagnosis; Treatment; Graves ́disease; Thyroid hormone resistance syndrome; Hypothyroidism; Diagnosis; Treatment; Over-treatment of hyperthyroidism; Hashimoto's thyroiditis; De Quervain's (subacute) thyroiditis; Primary atrophic hypothyroidism; Dyshormonogenesis; Iodine deficiency; Goitres; Iodine deficiency; Graves ́disease; Puberty and pregnancy; Multinodular goitre; Thyroiditis; Thyroid gland neoplasia.
Series Title: Crash course.

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