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Adrenal Glands free pdf The present book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the adrenal gland pathophysiology. It covers both up-to-date basic and clinical notions on adrenal glands. Amidst the molecular aspects, discussed by leading scientists in the field, there are ER stress, microRNA, hormone biosynthesis, and interactions with other organs. Clinical insights for students and physicians are also provided, from the imaging to the therapeutic management of common disorders of the gland, including adrenal failure, hyperaldosteronism, Cushings syndrome, neurologic disease, and cancer both in adults and pediatric patients. As mentioned above, chapter contributions are made by worldwide renowned experts, scientists and physicians, working in prestigious hospitals and universities including Brown, Oxford, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, Chinese University of Honk Kong, University of Tennessee, Indiana University School of Medicine, Monash Health in Clayton, Australia, University of Calgary, Northern Ontario School of Medicine and Laurentian University, Medical University of Gdansk, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, St. Vincents University Hospital in Dublin, Universities of Londrina, Alfenas, Sao Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Throughout these chapters, the authors spotlight future avenues for research in basic pathophysiology and in therapy/prevention, in addition to thorough overviews of the current literature pertaining to the adrenal gland and its functional roles. The book also includes several color photographs, schemes and diagrams of molecular relationships, and tables that support and complement the text. The comprehensive and systematic overview provided within this book is expected to assist the reader in comprehending the importance of taking into account the functional roles of the adrenal gland and also to address questions and unresolved issues regarding the treatment of its disorders. Finally, the editor would like to express his sincere appreciation to all the contributors for their dedicated collaboration in this project. He would also like to thank Ms. Carra Feagaiga for her patient support. He sincerely hopes this book will enable readers to connect basic research principles with up-to-date clinical knowledge, thereby encouraging future discoveries and developments of new therapeutic strategies to treat disorders of the adrenal gland.

About Gaetano Santulli

Gaetano Santulli, MD, PhD is a physician-scientist. Cardiologist, he authored more than 100 publications in the field of cardiovascular medicine, including peer-reviewed research articles in high impact journals. He is currently working at Columbia University. He lives in Manhattan. Dr. Santullis expertise comprises both clinical and basic research topics, including hypertension, diabetes, angiogenesis, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, and vascular disease. Furthermore, he has maintained an active clinical and research interest in metabolism and skeletal muscle disease. He is a member of several international academic societies, including American Heart Association (AHA), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), European Association of Heart Failure, European Association of Echocardiography, Acute Cardiovascular Care Association, European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions- European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Working Groups on: Hypertension

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Author : Gaetano Santulli
Publisher : Nova Science Publishers Inc
Data Published : 01 December 2015
ISBN : 1634835506
EAN : 9781634835503
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 470 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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