Acute Endocrinology:: From Cause to Consequence by Greet Van Den BergheAcute Endocrinology:: From Cause to Consequence by Greet Van Den Berghe

Acute Endocrinology:: From Cause to Consequence

EditorGreet Van Den Berghe

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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The integration of endocrinology in critical care medicine has led to new experimental and clinical data on the complex endocrine and metabolic derangements accompanying non-endocrine severe illnesses. The joining of these two disciplines has generated important novel insights with significant clinical implications. Acute Endocrinology: From Cause to Consequence compiles these new findings into an important and highly relevant new resource. Part one deals with the classical life-threatening illnesses caused by primary endocrine diseases such as thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, acute adrenal crisis, acute calcium disorders, pheochromocytoma, severe hyper- and hypoglycemia. Part two looks at endocrinology from the ICU side, starting with a general overview of the dynamic neuroendocrine and metabolic stress responses in the condition of intensive care-dependent, non-endocrine critical illness. Acute Endocrinology: From Cause to Consequence provides a unique and up-to-date overview of the joining of these two disciplines and seeks to stimulate further interdisciplinary research in this important and exciting field.
Title:Acute Endocrinology:: From Cause to ConsequenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:326 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617378763

ISBN - 13:9781617378768

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Table of Contents

Part 1 : Endocrine diseases causing potentially life-threatening emergenciesThyrotoxicosis - Powlimi J. Nadkarni, MD, Kenneth D. Burman, MD, PhDMyxedema coma - Suzanne Myers Adler, MD, Leonard Wartofsky, MD, PhD Acute adrenal crisis - Paul Lee, MD,Ken K. Y. Ho, MD, PhDAcute calcium disorders - Sophie J. Van Cromphaut, MD, PhD, Roger Bouillon, MD, PhD Pheochromocytoma and other diseases of the sympathetic nervous system - Umasuthan Srirangalingam, MD Hyperglycemic crises : Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperglycemic, hyperosmolar state (HHS) - Abbas E. Kitabchi, MD, PhD, Joseph N. Fisher, MDHypoglycemia : an endocrine emergency - Jean-Marc Guettier, MD, Phillip Gordon, MDPart 2 : Endocrine disturbances caused by non-endocrine critical illnesses8. The dynamic neuroendocrine response to critical illness - Lies Langouche, PhD, Greet Van den Berghe, MD, PhD9 Changes within the GH/IGF-I/GFBP axis in critical illness - Dieter Mesotten, MD, PhD, Greet Van den Berghe, MD, PhD10. Changes within the thyroid axis during the course of critical illness - Liese Mebis, MSc, Lies Langouche, PhD, Greet Van den Berghe, MD, PhD11. The adrenal response to critical illness - Mikael Alves, MD, Xavi Borrat, MD, Djillali Annane, MD, PhD 12. Catecholamines and vasopressin during critical illness - Pierre Asfar, MD, PhD, Peter Radermacher, MD, PhD, Enrico Calzia, MD, PhD 13. The diabetes of injury: novel insights and clinical implications - Ilse Vanhorebeek, PhD, Greet Van den Berghe, MD, PhD 14. Disorders of body water homeostasis - Suzanne Myers Adler, MD, Joseph Verbalis, MD, PhD

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From the reviews:"This book offers an overview of life-threatening endocrine disorders as well as alterations in the endocrine axes seen in nonendocrine critical illness. . targeted at those actively practicing or in-training in the endocrinology and critical care subspecialties. . This book does fill a gap in the field by focusing exclusively on endocrinology and acute illness. . I would recommend this book most highly to practicing endocrinologists and those in endocrine training, although critical care specialists would likely find it very informative as well." (Rene Simon Aronsohn, Doody's Review Service, January, 2009)