Cushing's Syndrome provides the reader with an update on the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with Cushing's syndrome. Molecular mechanisms of pituitary and adrenal causes of Cushing's syndrome are reviewed in detail. Successful diagnostic and treatment strategies that have been employed by readers in the field are recommended and discussed. Numerous advances in the pathophysiology and diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome speak to the timeliness of this volume that has been penned by experts in the field.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 1500 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20 mm
Edition: 2002 ed.
"Cushing's Syndrome is a welcome additon to the literature on a subject that remains among the most difficult and challenging in endocrinology. [...] well-presented review of the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of Cushing's syndrome and was written by some of the leading experts in the field. ...the audience for this book is not experts in the field but rather fellows-in-training, general practitioners, and endocrinologists in practice. I recommend it to them wholeheartedly. I also would suggest this book to patients with Cushing's syndrome as well as to academic physicians who are interested in the clinical and molecular investigation of this disorder, both as a first step and as a guide to the intricacies and controversies surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of endogenous hypercortisolemia in humans."
(The New England Journal of Medicine, 349:8 (2003)