Endocrine Diseases: Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management


Kenneth Hines (Editor)

Series: Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED027000

The human body’s endocrine system includes eight major glands, which make hormones and travel through the bloodstream to tissues or organs. In this book, the authors’ focus on the risk factors, genetics, diagnosis and management of gynecomastia (a benign condition characterized by enlargement of the male breast) and addresses the puzzling controversies surrounding menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and its health outcomes, which have been the subject of extensive investigation in recent years. The book concludes with a bibliography on recent titles published in the field that readers might find of interest. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Gynecomastia: Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management
(Jesús Benito-Ruiz, Marisa Manzano, Department of Plastic Surgery, Clinica Tres Torres, Barcelona, Spain)

Chapter 2
Etiopathogenesis and Genetics of Gynecomastia
(Michael Stamatakos, Konstantinos Ntzeros, Konstantinos Kontzoglou, Nursing Unit of Molaoi, General Hospital of Lakonia, Molaoi, Greece, and others)

Chapter 3
Clinical and Molecular Solutions to the Puzzling Controversies of Hormone Replacement Therapy
(Zsuzsanna Suba, National Institute of Oncology, Surgical and Molecular Tumor Pathology Centre, Budapest, Hungary)



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