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Endocrinologia e metabolismo

Hyperlipidemia

Diagnosis and Management

Paul N. Durrington

editore: Hodder Arnold

pagine: 416

The third edition of this well-received text provides a state-of-the-art treatise on modern clinical practice relating to hyperlipidaemia and lipoprotein disorders, conditions responsible for a huge amount of morbidity and mortality in Western countries and, increasingly, the developing world. The clinical evidence underlying the treatment of hyperlipidaemia has burgeoned since the second edition published in 1994, with the publication of the results of several clinical trials on statin drugs, and the subsequent appearance of national and international guidelines for cholesterol lowering in coronary prevention. There has also been considerable development in the definition of cardiovascular risk, and the methodology for identifying high-risk patients. All of these aspects are addressed fully in the new edition. In addition, the book offers helpful summaries of the background biochemistry of lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis where relevant, putting the subject in the context of its pathophysiology and epidemiology. The text relating to clinical aspects has a strong evidence base, reviewing, in particular, areas of uncertainty and controversy. Drawing on the wealth of experience of the author, and representing his widely respected views on the subject, readers will find this comprehensive, well-referenced and accessible book invaluable.
128,00 121,60

Obesity

Science to Practice

Gareth Williams, Gema Fruhbeck

editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

pagine: 604

This comprehensive textbook addresses one of the major public health concerns of our era - obesity. Clearly and simply, Obesity: science to practice provides a balanced, coherent account of obesity: how to define and measure it, its epidemiology, the physiological basis, associated diseases, how to assess, manage and treat it, and also strategies for prevention. The book is generously illustrated, including graphs and flow charts for easy reference. The chapters cite key references so that interested readers may pursue a given topic in more detail. Well presented and thoroughly edited by one of the leading experts in the field, this is the textbook of choice for anyone working in obesity.
220,00 209,00

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

Luther T. Clark

editore: McGraw-Hill Medical

pagine: 400

Understand the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease - with this quick-access clinical guide. This guide takes you step-by-step through the evaluation and treatment of cardiovascular disease in diabetes patients. The book is authored by an internationally recognized diabetes expert and has a distinguished roster of contributors who deliver important diagnostic and therapeutic strategies not found in general cardiology texts.
82,00 77,90

Greenspan's Basic & Clinical Endocrinology

(Vecchia Edizione)

Dolores M. Shoback

editore: McGraw-Hill Medical

pagine: 1010

Basic & Clinical Endocrinology, 8e is a concise, single-source reference for the entire field of clinical endocrinology and the underlying basic science. Richly illustrated with 330 illustrations, this trusted guide is written by clinicians and researchers drawn largely from the University of California, San Francisco, one of the nation’s most respected endocrine divisions. Here the 9th Edition: Greenspan's Basic and Clinical Endocrinology - 9th Edition
65,00 48,75

L'ecografia nella patologia tiroidea

Teresa Rago, Aldo Pinchera
e altri

editore: Plus

pagine: 120

L'introduzione della ecografia nella pratica clinica ha profondamente modificato l'approccio al paziente con malattie della tiroide. L'esame ecografico, per l'immediatezza delle informazioni che fornisce, costituisce un utilissimo complemento all'esame clinico. L'ecografia permette infatti una misura oggettiva delle dimensioni di un gozzo e definisce i caratteri di noduli tiroidei palpabili; mette in evidenza noduli non palpabili e permette di selezionare quelli da sottoporre ad agoaspirazione; l'esame della ecostruttura tiroidea dà informazioni sulla possibile presenza di una tireopatia autoimmune. Al di fuori della tiroide l'ecografia precisa la presenza e le caratteristiche dei linfonodi nelle stazioni del collo,elemento essenziale nel monitoraggio dei pazienti affetti da carcinoma della tiroide. Si può dunque affermare che oggi l'ecografia costituisce uno strumento indispensabile all'approccio diagnostico di tutti i pazienti affetti da malattie della tiroide.
35,00 33,25

Sedentarietà ed obesità giovanile. Nuovi problemi sociali possibili soluzioni

Carmelo Bazzano, Mario Bellucci
e altri

editore: Calzetti Mariucci

pagine: 174

La sedentarietà costituisce uno dei maggiori problemi che affliggono le società industrializzate. Essa colpisce la popolazione di tutte le fasce di età ed in particolar modo quelle infantili, preadolescenziali ed adolescenziali. La prevenzione cardiovascolare, del sovrappeso, il contrasto al fenomeno crescente dell'obesità e dei fattori di rischio ad essa collegati, si possono attuare efficacemente fin dalle età prescolare e scolare. Il carattere essenzialmente pratico e prettamente pragmatico del manuale, agevolerà tutti i professionisti che operano con i giovani.
18,00 17,10

Malattie della tiroide

Fabrizio Monaco

editore: SEU

pagine: 685

75,00 71,25

Dall'obesità al diabete. Insulino-resistenza e sindrome plurimetabolica. La gestione del paziente obeso-diabetico

Antonio Tiengo, Angelo Avogaro

editore: Mediserve

pagine: 178

Nella nuova edizione rivista e aggiornata alla luce delle attuali acquisizioni scientifiche, quest'opera si conferma come un testo di riferimento chiaro e sintetico in tema di obesità e diabete. Concisione e precisione rendono il manuale di agevole consultazione, sia nell'introduzione teorico-scientifica alle alterazioni metaboliche ed endocrinologiche che fanno dell'obesità un importante fattore predittore del diabete di tipo 2, sia nella descrizione puntuale e dettagliata della gestione medico-clinica del paziente obeso-diabetico. All'inquadramento dell'insulino-resistenza scatenata dal grasso viscerale, condizione subdola che riveste un ruolo primario nel passaggio dall'obesità al diabete, si affianca la trattazione dei fattori ambientali di rischio che predispongono l'obeso alla cosiddetta sindrome plurimetabolica e alla cardiovasculopatia. Vengono presentati gli approcci farmacologici e chirurgici al paziente obeso e le terapie da effettuare in caso di mancato compenso metabolico, ma si introduce anche il tema della prevenzione, attraverso la modifica dello stile di vita, la dieta e l'esercizio fisico. Infatti, l'approccio terapeutico globale del paziente con obesità e diabete deve mirare anche alla correzione di altri fattori di rischio, come l'iperlipidemia e l'ipertensione arteriosa, la cui presenza caratterizza appunto la sindrome plurimetabolica.
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OBESITY AND THE KIDNEY

WOLF G. , RONCO C.

editore: Karger

pagine: 260

Obesity leads to various health consequences including an increased incidence of certain types of cancer and pulmonary diseases. Written by leaders in the field of obesity research, this book brings together concepts on how obesity influences renal structure and function, reviews the epidemiology of the problem and provides various suggestions.
163,00 154,85

The Flesh and Bones of Metabolism

Marek H. Dominiczak

editore: Mosby

pagine: 164

"The Flesh and Bones of Metabolism" presents a concise, accessible account of the metabolic aspects of biochemistry. This title covers all the key concepts medical students need with no gaps. It can be used either as an introduction to a topic, or as a revision aid. In Section 1, The Big Picture overview gives a descriptive overview of a subject in 8pp. In the High Return Facts section, 50 fundamental principles underlying a subject are set out. These 50 principles are expanded into double-page spreads in the 'Fleshed Out' section where double-page explanations of the key principles clearly convey what medical students need to know. Difficult concepts are depicted by cartoon-strip illustrations, which enable rapid understanding and assimilation of information. There is a separate volume that covers cell biology and the molecular biological aspects of the subject.
31,00 29,45

Endocrinology and Metabolism

A. Basu, L. Kennedy

editore: Clinical Publishing,an imprint of Atlas Medical Publishing Ltd

pagine: 272

One of a series of books in the series of "Problem Solving", this book presents a comprehensive case load of patient disorders seen by the general practitioner and endocrinologist. At the beginning of each case are a few practical questions to stimulate the reader. This is then followed by clinical presentation and the reader is led through the logical work-up to reach a diagnosis. An algorithm accompanies most cases to provide a pictorial quick overview of the clinical steps. References are key but kept to a minimum. Each of the major areas of endocrinology are covered: thyroid, adrenal gland, pituitary, reproduction, growth and development, calcium and bone, endocrine hypertension, water, electroytes and glucose. The authors also conclude with a section on therapeutic aspects. The chief author, Professor Lee Kennedy, is a British expatriate, now in a leading clinical role in Australia. Lee has experience in numerous clinical areas and is involved with teaching medical students.
61,00 57,95

Obesità e sovrappeso

Ottavio Bosello, Massimo Cuzzolaro

editore: Il Mulino

pagine: 128

Nel mondo ci sono più di un miliardo di adulti in sovrappeso e almeno 300 milioni di questi sono obesi; abbiamo quindi a che f
11,00 10,45

Natriuretic Peptides

The Hormones of the Heart

Aldo Clerico, Michele Emdin

editore: Springer Verlag

pagine: 184

The rapid knowledge in the field of neuro-humoral regulation of cardiovascular pathophysiology is changing the picture of current diagnosis and treatment of cardiac patients. The emerging conceptual revolutionary idea is that heart acts not as a pump, merely, but as a "gland", that is as a regulator of circulatory homeostasis and salt-water balance. Cardiovascular pathophysiology has to be written, indeed, on this basis: this physiology textbook gives an up-to-date description of the complexity and novelty of actual knowledge, with all its potential clinical implications.
114,35 108,63

Endocrine Pathology

Lester D. R. Thompson

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 392

This volume in the "Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology" series packs today's most essential endocrine pathology know-how into a compact, high-yield format! Its pragmatic, well-organized approach, abundant full-color illustrations, and at-a-glance tables make the information you need easy to access.
141,00 133,95

Diabetes

A. Gazis, I. Idris
e altri

editore: Clinical Publishing,an imprint of Atlas Medical Publishing Ltd

pagine: 248

The evidence base in diabetes is accumulating rapidly. Prevalence of diabetes is increasing globally, and it is increasingly managed by multi-disciplinary teams working across primary and secondary care. Health professionals working in diabetes need to keep up to date with recent developments. There has also been a boom in both the primary and secondary literature of diabetes. Textbooks and monographs abound which summarize the classic characteristics of the "typical" diabetes patient. Meanwhile the doctor treating individuals needs current information to enable him/ her to solve real life and everyday problems in the field. "Problem Solving in Diabetes" does just that. The authors have drawn on their clinical experience backed up by wide critical reading in the current primary literature to identify 50 problems and their solutions. Each case covers presentation, options, and an evidence-based management plan. This book will be an invaluable reference source to doctors in their everyday practice dealing with the specific problems of individual patients.
61,00 57,95

Diabetes

Best Practice and Research Compendium

Tony Barnett

editore: ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES

pagine: 288

This prestigious text offers the most up-to-date advice on the identification and management of diabetes and its complications. Derived from the highly acclaimed journal, "Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism", this fully updated volume provides a logical progression through definition, diagnosis, epidemiology, pathology, acute and chronic complications as well as the latest advances in treatment and disease prevention. Fully illustrated throughout, the book draws upon the expertise of some of the world's leading authorities in the field providing a publication that gives a truly international perspective to the management of diabetes.
67,00 63,65

Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children

John Gregory, Joseph E. Raine
e altri

editore: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

pagine: 256

The practical manual for pediatricians and endocrinologists "Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, Second Edition", continues to provide a very practical overview of managing endocrine problems in children. Coverage of each disorder reflects its clinical importance. The material is organized in such a way that it can be referred to at a moment's notice. Helpful overviews of epidemiology, pathophysiology, investigations, differential diagnoses and psychosocial issues support the advice on management principles. New features of this second edition include: completely revised first chapter on diabetes; and additional growth charts added to the appendix. New editor, Raymond L. Hintz, MD, Stanford University Medical Center, joins the team and brings a North American perspective to the text. New section added to each chapter entitled 'Potential pitfalls' to help you avoid common problems.
94,00 89,30
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Exercise Metabolism

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Hargreaves, M. , Spriet, L.

editore: Human Kinetics

pagine: 300

A reference for exercise physiologists and biochemists, this book is useful for students in physiology, sport and exercise science and biochemistry. It provides information on the metabolic processes that take place during exercise and takes an in-depth look at the mobilization and utilization of substrates-glucose, lipid, and protein.
85,00 80,75

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