Pediatric Endocrine Disorders

Meena P. Desai;P.S.N. Menon;Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

ISBN: 9788173719134 | Year: 2014 | Paperback | Pages: 520 | Language : English

Book Size: 216 x 280 mm | Territorial Rights: World

Price: 1425.00

The endocrine diseases and disorders that affect the pediatric age group are varied and numerous, and their consequences are particularly serious, as they could have a lasting influence as the child grows into adulthood. For more than a decade, this book has provided a practical and simple approach to the diagnosis and management of common endocrine problems in clinical practice in India. It has served as an invaluable guide on the subject to practicing pediatricians, postgraduate students and other health professionals.

With contributions from experts on the subject from all over the world, this comprehensively updated edition aims to present current knowledge about diagnostic techniques and treatment in a simple yet erudite manner. Incorporating suggestions received over the years, new colour photos and recent research data, this edition will be helpful to all medical professionals involved in caring for children.

Meena P. Desai MD DCH, Hon. Consultant, Endocrinology Division, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children and Institute of Child Health and Research Centre, Mumbai; Hon. Pediatrician, Sir H.N. Hospital and Research Centre; Formerly, Hon. Director, Sir H.N. Medical Research Society, Mumbai

P. S. N. Menon MD MNAMS, Consultant and Head, Department of Pediatrics, Jaber Al-Ahmed Armed Forces Hospital, Kuwait; Formerly, Professor of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Vijayalakshmi Bhatia MD, Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow


Preface to Third Edition

Preface to Second Edition

Preface to First Edition

Colour Plates

1: Fundamentals of Pediatric Endocrinology

P. S. N. Menon, Vijayalakshmi Bhatia, Meena P. Desai

2: Molecular Basis of Pediatric Endocrinopathies

Kanakadurga Singer, Prapai Dejkhamron, Ram K. Menon

3: Fetal and Neonatal Endocrinology

Meena P. Desai

3.1 Fetal and Neonatal Endocrine System

Meena P. Desai

3.2 Metabolic and Endocrine Consequences of Intrauterine Growth Retardation

Paul Hofman, Wayne Cutfield

4: Normal and Abnormal Growth

Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

4.1 Normal Growth

Vijayalakshmi Bhatia, Preeti Dabadghao

4.2 Growth Retardation

Preeti Dabadghao, Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

4.3 Tall Stature and Overgrowth Syndromes

Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

4.4 Skeletal Dysplasias

Madhulika Kabra

5: Disorders of Growth Hormone Production and Action

Meena P. Desai

5.1 Growth Hormone Deficiency and Insensitivity

Meena P. Desai, Prisca Colaco

5.2 CNS Tumours and Hypopituitarism

Vaman Khadilkar

5.3 Growth Hormone Therapy: Principles and Practice

Christopher T. Cowell, Ben J. Wheeler, Helena K. Gleeson

6: Disorders of Pubertal Development

P. S. N. Menon

6.1 Physiology of Puberty

Anju Seth, Rajni Sharma

6.2 Delayed Puberty

Margaret Zacharin, Indraneel Banerjee

6.3 Precocious Puberty

Anurag Bajpai, P. S. N. Menon

6.4 Gynecomastia

Sivaprakash Somasundaram, A. C. Ammini

6.5 Peripubertal Hyperandrogenism and Hirsutism

Gunjan Garg, A.C. Ammini

6.6 Gynecological Problems in Childhood and Adolescence

Margaret Zacharin, Sonia R. Grover

7: Turner Syndrome

Nalini S. Shah, Mathew John

8: Disorders of the Thyroid Gland

Meena P. Desai

8.1 The Thyroid Gland

Meena P. Desai

8.2 Hypothyroidism, Goitre and Thyroid Neoplasia

Meena P. Desai

8.3 Hyperthyroidism

Padma S. Menon

8.4 Health Consequences of Iodine Deficiency in Children

Anju Seth

9: The Adrenal Glands

P. S. N. Menon

9.1 The Adrenal Cortex—Physiology

Anurag Bajpai, P. S. N. Menon

9.2 Disorders of Adrenocortical Biosynthesis

Palany Raghupathy

9.3 Hyperfunction of the Adrenal Cortex

Nalini S. Shah, Anurag Ranjan Lila

9.4 Adrenal Insufficiency

Prisca Colaco

9.5 Glucocorticoid Therapy

Anurag Bajpai, P. S. N. Menon

9.6 Endocrine Hypertension in Children

Vaman Khadilkar

10: Disorders of Sex Development

P. S. N. Menon

10.1 Evaluation of a Child with Ambiguous Genitalia—Diagnosis and Management

Garry L. Warne, Nella A. Greggio

10.2 Micropenis

M. Vijayakumar, P. S. N. Menon

10.3 Undescended Testes

Anna Simon, P. S. N. Menon

11: Disorders of Water, Electrolyte and Acid–Base Homeostasis

P. S. N. Menon

11.1 Disorders of Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis

Prisca Colaco

11.2 Renal Tubular Acidosis

Sudha Rao Chandrashekhar

12: Diabetes Mellitus

Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

12.1 Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus—Pathogenesis and Prevention

Eesh Bhatia

12.2 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Other Forms of Diabetes in Children

Mathew John, Nalini S. Shah

12.3 Ambulatory Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Anju Virmani

12.4 Acute and Chronic Complications of Diabetes in Childhood

Aspi Irani

12.5 The Infant of a Diabetic Mother

Anju Virmani

13: Hypoglycemia in Infancy and Childhood

Sudha Rao Chandrashekhar, Meena P. Desai

14: Childhood Obesity

Usha Sriram

15: Disorders of Calcium, Phosphorus and Bone Metabolism

Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

15.1 Normal Mineral Metabolism

Raja Padidela, Ambrish Mithal, Zulf Mughal

15.2 Evaluation of Children with Bone and Mineral Disorders

Raja Padidela, Ambrish Mithal, Zulf Mughal

15.3 Hypocalcemia, Hypercalcemia and Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands

Zulf Mughal, Raja Padidela

15.4 Metabolic Bone Disease

Zulf Mughal

16: Polyglandular Endocrine Syndromes

Rajiv Singla, Nikhil Tandon

17: Endocrine Consequences of Systemic Disorders

Meena P. Desai

17.1 Growth and Endocrine Function in β-Thalassemia Major

Louis C. K. Low

17.2 Growth and Endocrine Dysfunction in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Meena P. Desai, Purna Kurkure

18: Principles of Hormone Measurement

Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

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