The Parathyroids: Basic and Clinical Concepts: Third Edition

John P. Bilezikian, Robert Marcus, Michael A. Levine

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Abstract

The third edition of The 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. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages919
ISBN (Print)9780123971661
StatePublished - Sep 5 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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