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Clinical Endocrinology of Dogs and Cats
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Contents
Authors
Abbreviations
Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition

Clinical Endocrinology
Introduction
Hormones
Genes encoding hormones
Endocrine disorders
Clinical assessment
Hypothalamus-Pituitary System
Introduction
Anterior lobe
Posterior lobe
Thyroids
Introduction
Hypothyroidism in young animals
Hypothyroidism in adult animals
Hyperthyroidism and thyroid tumors
Adrenals
Introduction
Adrenocortical insufficiency
Glucocorticoid excess
Mineralocorticoid excess
Adrenal medulla
Endocrine Pancreas
Introduction
Diabetes mellitus
The hypoglycemic syndrome
Other endocrine tumors associated with the pancreas
Gonadal Development and Disorders of Sexual Differentiation
Introduction
Abnormal sexual differentiation
Ovaries
Introduction
Estrous cycle, anestrus, pregnancy, and parturition
Medical pregnancy termination
Induction of parturition
Persistent estrus
Split heat
Hypoluteoidism
Prolonged anestrus
Estrus induction
Estrus prevention
Cystic endometrial hyperplasiaendometritis
Fertility disorders in the bitch due to breeding management problems
Testes
Introduction
Hypogonadism
Cryptorchidism
Testicular neoplasia
Male infertility
Calciotropic Hormones
Introduction
Hypoparathyroidism
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypercalcemia of malignancy
Vitamin D-related disorders
Calcitonin-related disorders
Miscellaneous
Puerperal tetany
Tissue Hormones and Humoral Manifestations of Cancer
Introduction
Natriuretic peptides
Erythropoietin
Humoral manifestations of cancer
Obesity
Introduction
Pathophysiology

Protocols and Algorithms
Protocols for Function Tests
Pituitary anterior lobe
Pituitary posterior lobe
Thyroid
Adrenal cortex
Ovary and Testis
Treatment Protocols
Pituitary
Adrenal cortex
Endocrine pancreas
Algorithms
Endocrine alopecia
Polyuria and polydipsia
Breeding management of the bitch
Weight loss in spite of good appetite
Index

About the Author

Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Reviews

This is an excellent clinical endocrinology reference for veterinary clinicians who manage diverse endocrinopathies. It is written clearly and concisely and covers all pertinent points that veterinary professionals need to take into consideration in the management of clinical endocrine cases. The chapters are written by well-known experts in the field and provide concise summaries of the current literature. (5 stars) -- Arnon Gal, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM) (University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine) Doody's Review Service

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