By Anders Juul, Jens O. L. Jorgensen

This revised new version studies the monstrous advances in our realizing of the very important position of development hormone (GH) in keeping grownup well-being, and the ensuing issues from GH deficiency. the 1st version, released in 1996, supplied a pioneering evaluation of the topic; this re-creation offers an excellent extra accomplished account, absolutely up-to-date with the newest learn, scientific functions, and references. The healing merits of GH remedy in GH deficiency are completely evaluated, together with results on metabolism, cardiac functionality, workout functionality, psychosocial features, and getting older and gender-specific results. This compilation by way of the world's prime specialists covers medical research, analysis and remedy concerns, and encompasses new wisdom of the keep an eye on and motion of GH secretion. This quantity is the main authoritative, finished, and specified account to be had and should be a necessary resource of reference for all endocrinologists.

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