The Parathyroids: Basic And Clinical Concepts by John P. Bilezikian

The Parathyroids: Basic And Clinical Concepts

byJohn P. BilezikianEditorRobert Marcus, Michael A. Levine

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The third edition ofThe Parathyroids, led by a new stellar editorial team, has been thoroughly updated to reflect the considerable advances in just about every aspect of PTH biology over the past decade. It continues to be the authoritative reference that spans the basic science of parathyroid hormone treatment to major clinical disorders in a superb, single compendium. This translational resource is invaluable to graduate students, fellows, researchers, and research clinicians in the fields of endocrinology, bone biology, osteology, and rheumatology.



  • Contains chapters and information on noninvasive imaging, fracture healing, secondary diseases such as CKD, Vitamin D, cell signaling pathways, vascular calcification, as well as advances in genetics/genomics
  • Includes essential updates on the critical importance of Vitamin D insufficiency and its relationship to secondary hyperparathyroidism
  • Offers new insights into the underlying mechanisms of parathyroid hormone actions on osteocytes and sclerostin
  • Examines essential updates in the understanding of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic kidney disease, facture healing, and vascular disease

About The Author

Dr. John P. Bilezikian, the Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University is Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Director of the Metabolic Bone Diseases Program at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Bilezikian received his...
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Title:The Parathyroids: Basic And Clinical ConceptsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:946 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 5, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123971667

ISBN - 13:9780123971661

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Table of Contents

Introduction/History Chapter

Section I: Molecular, Cellular, and Physiologic Aspects of the Parathyroids

Section II: Clinical Aspects of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Section III: Non-Parathyroid Hypercalcemic States

Section VI: Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroid States

Section V: The Hypoparathyroid States

Section VI: The Parathyroids and Osteoporosis

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"...a comprehensive source of information that most endocrinologists will want to have on their bookshelves."
-TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (April 2003)