Endocrine Diseases in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period (Paperback)

Endocrine Diseases in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period By Nadia Barghouthi (Editor), Jessica Perini (Editor) Cover Image

Endocrine Diseases in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period (Paperback)

By Nadia Barghouthi (Editor), Jessica Perini (Editor)

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This book delivers comprehensive explanations of normal hormonal physiology during pregnancy and descriptions of the hormonal pathology associated with various endocrine disease states. In addition, it serves as a relevant and synoptic resource for the clinical management of endocrine disorders in pregnancy and the prepartum and postpartum periods. Evaluation and management of endocrine disorders including, but not limited to, diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, and various endocrine tumors are discussed. It provides readers with a detailed overview in a compact and easy-to-read format. This book serves as essential reading for Endocrinology fellows and Obstetrics and Gynecology residents.

KEY FEATURES

Explains normal physiology of pregnancy in addition to the physiology, evaluation, and management of endocrine diseases in pregnancy and in the prepartum and postpartum periods

Explores from a clinical standpoint with practical applications; useful for students, residents, fellows, mid-level providers, and practicing physicians

Discusses special considerations and emerging topics including pregnancy in transgender men, obesity and metabolism, and endocrine emergencies
Dr. Nadia Barghouthi is an endocrinologist and Assistant Professor at West Virginia University. She serves as the assistant program director of the West Virginia University School of Medicine Endocrinology Fellowship.Dr. Jessica Perini is an endocrinologist and Associate Professor at West Virginia University. She serves as the program director of the West Virginia University School of Medicine Endocrinology Fellowship. She also serves as the interim Section Chair of the WVU Endocrinology division.

Product Details ISBN: 9780367462178
ISBN-10: 0367462176
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: January 5th, 2022
Pages: 202
Language: English