Growth Hormone in Health and Disease: Volume 138

Growth Hormone in Health and Disease: Volume 138

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This volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on the growth hormone in health and disease.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17.78mm | 570g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128048271
  • 9780128048276

Table of contents

Ghrelin Actions on Somatotropic and Gonadotropic Function in Humans
Giovanna Motta, Stefano Allasia, Ezio Ghigo and Fabio Lanfranco
Deconstructing the GH Receptor: Physical and Metabolic Phenotypes of Tissue-specific GH Receptor gene Disrupted Mice
Jonathan A. Young, Edward O. List and John J. Kopchick
Regulation of GH by the Splanchnic Area
Silvia Barja-Fernandez, Cintia Folgueira, Cecilia Castelao, Rosaura Leis, Ana B. Crujeiras, Felipe F. Casanueva and Luisa M. Seoane
The Modern Criteria for Medical Management of Acromegaly
Stefano Frara, Filippo Maffezzoni, Gherardo Mazziotti and Andrea Giustina
Genetic Predictors of rResponse to Different Medical Therapies in Acromegaly
Ana M. Ramos-Levi, Ignacio Bernabeu, Miguel Sampedro-Nunez and Monica Marazuela
Neurosurgical Treatment of Acromegaly
Michael Buchfelder and Julian Feulner
The Burden of GH Deficiency and Excess in Children
Hugo L. Fideleff, Hugo R. Boquete, Martha G. Suarez and Miriam Azaretzky
GH and Pituitary Hormone Alterations after Traumatic Brain Injury
Zuleyha Karaca, Fatih Tanriverdi, Kursad UEnluhizarci and Fahrettin Kelestimur
Effects of Growth Hormone on Bone
Nicholas A. Tritos and Anne Klibanski
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About Felipe Casanueva

Prof. Felipe F. Casanueva works at the Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Section, Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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