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Endocrinology

Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234073.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Endocrinology

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Introduction - Thyroid diseaseHyperthyroidism: radioiodine - Hyperthyroidism: methimazole - Hypothyroidism: levothyroxine - Parathyroid diseasePrimary hyperparathyroidism: medical treatment - Primary hyperparathyroidism: surgical treatment - Bone diseasePostmenopausal osteoporosis: bisphosphonates - Paget’s disease: bisphosphonates - HypogonadismMale hypogonadism: testosterone replacement - Pituitary diseaseAcromegaly: octreotide - Acromegaly: pegvisomant - Hyperprolactinaemia: dopamine agonists

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Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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