Download Acromegaly: A Century of Scientific and Clinical Progress by Dr. Martin Pierre Marie Granier (auth.), Richard J. Robbins PDF

By Dr. Martin Pierre Marie Granier (auth.), Richard J. Robbins M.D., Shlomo Melmed M.D. (eds.)

The manuscripts during this quantity have been contributed via the audio system invited to the Acromegaly Centennial Symposium held in San Francisco, California in July 1986. The assembly used to be geared up to commemorate the outline of acromegaly via the French general practitioner Pierre Marie, in 1886. The individuals of the clinical Committee spent many hours supporting us in making sure an exceptional assembly. The help of Serono Symposia, united states in all levels of the making plans and execution of the assembly was once in actual fact preferred and used to be hugely specialist. targeted attractiveness roust be prolonged to Professor Roger Guillemin of the Salk Institute, whosp curiosity in clinical heritage led him to commit loads of time and private fee in acquiring information regarding the lifetime of Pierre Marie. Dr. GuilIemin's presentation at the existence and instances of Marie was once a rare assessment of the cultural, social, and medical backgrounds during which Marie got here to explain the sickness, acromegaly. Dr. Guillemin' s findings, that have been awarded on the major dinner party in a most excellent audiovisual presentation, have been truly the spotlight of the assembly and may lengthy be remembered via the attendees. We have been additionally venerated by way of the presence of Dr. Martine Pierre Marie Granier, the great-granddaughter of Pierre Harie. In her tackle on the ceremonial dinner, Dr. Granier supplied a number of pleasant and intimate vignettes relating Pierre Marie, utilizing previous relatives files and images. The clinical Committee needs to increase its gratitude to Dr. Granier for including immeasurably to the historic surroundings of the meeting.

Show description

Read or Download Acromegaly: A Century of Scientific and Clinical Progress PDF

Similar clinical books

Quality: Its Definition and Measurement As Applied to the Medically Ill

Caliber, as exemplified through Quality-of-life (QoL) review, is usually mentioned between health and wellbeing care pros and infrequently invoked as a aim for development, yet someway hardly outlined, while it's usually assessed. it's understood that a few scientific sufferers have a greater QoL than others, yet may still the QoL completed be in comparison to an excellent kingdom, or is it too own and subjective to gauge?

Steroid Hormone Receptors: Basic and Clinical Aspects

The earlier few years have witnessed the emergence of steroid hormones because the ask yourself molecules which generate as a lot dialogue within the clinical literature as they do in a standard front room. This transition has been as a result of the large public and clinical curiosity within the basic functioning of the hor­ mones in addition their recommended involvement in different scientific stipulations.

Netter's Infectious Disease, 1e

Netter’s Infectious illnesses presents a finished but concise assessment of present worldwide infectious disorder issues. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens, and panel of specialist participants hide the fundamentals of the sector utilizing appealing Netter illustrations and available "need to understand" details on significant stipulations and problems—including vaccine-preventable illnesses, drug-resistant Staph and TB infections, pandemic flu, echinococcosis, and Chagas disorder.

Extra resources for Acromegaly: A Century of Scientific and Clinical Progress

Example text

J C1in Endocrino1 Metab 1983; 56:417. Lamberts SWJ, Ver1eun T, Oosterom R. The interrelationship between the effects of somatostatin and human pancreatic growth hormonereleasing factor on growth hormone release by cultured pituitary tumor cells from patients with acromegaly. J C1in Endocrino1 Metab 1984; 58:250. 23 20. Ishibashi M, Yamaji T. Effects of hypophysiotropic factors on growth hormone and prolactin secretion from somatotroph adenomas in culture. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1985; 60:985. 21.

C ..!! 0 6 6 ACROMEGALY • NORMALS 6 6 20 40 60 % big + prebig reported Fig. 1. Correlation of the calculated (predicted) percentage of proteinbound GH, based on the saturation curve for the GH-binding protein (14), and the percentage of pre-big and big plasma GH reported by Gorden et al. (45). Samples from acromegalic patients and normal subjects appear as parts of the same overall data population. 40 REFERENCES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. Lewis UJ, Singh RNP, Tutweiler GF, et al.

Singh RNP, Seavey BK, Rice VP, Lindsey TT, Lewis UJ. Modified forms of human growth hormone with increased biological activities. Endocrinology 1974; 94:883. The human growth hormone gene family: nucleotide Seeburg PH. sequences show recent divergence and predict a new polypeptide hormone. DNA 1982; 1:239. Sinha YN, Lewis UJ. Detection of glycosylated growth hormone in the human pituitary gland. Endocrinology 1986; 118(suppl):260. Markoff E, Lee DW, Culler FL, Jones KL, Lewis UJ. Release of the 22,000- and 20,OOO-dalton variants of growth hormone in vivo and in vitro by human anterior pituitary cells.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.23 of 5 – based on 26 votes