Surgical, medical, and radiotherapeutic treatments, including indications, results, risks, and complications, are reviewed. Also featured is a chapter on the patient’s perspective, coping with Cushing’s, quality of life, and psychosomatic issues.
This book is essential reading for the wide range of physicians who treat patients with Cushing’s disease symptoms, as well as biomedical researchers who investigate the etiology and mechanisms of rare genetic diseases, in particular rare endocrine disorders.Reviews the basics of Cushing’s disease and its interrelation with hormones, the brain, and bodily functionsIncludes chapters on diagnosis, surgical, medical, and radiotherapeutic treatments, and variations in presentation, including cyclical diseasePresents the cognitive and emotional aspects of Cushing’s and the long-term sequelaeOffers an important resource for physicians who are accustomed to treating individual symptoms rather than a disease complexReviews multidisciplinary management, and post-treatment management of Cushing’s, including recommendations for Cushing’s Centers of Excellence
Are you looking for an expert guide to the best clinical management?
If so, this is the book for you, providing a full analysis of pituitary disorder management from acromegaly to Addison’s Disease; from Cushing’s Disease to hypopituitarism; from hormone disorders to hormone replacement
Well-illustrated throughout and with contributions from leading specialists in pituitary disease, inside you’ll find comprehensive and expert coverage, including:Diagnosing pituitary disease Management options for each disorder Complications that can occur Psychological and psychosocial effects of pituitary disease What outcomes you and your patients can expect over the long term Current research and clinical trials related to pituitary disease
Pituitary Disorders: Diagnosis and Management is the perfect clinical tool for physicians and health care providers from many related disciplines, and an essential companion for the best quality management of pituitary patients.