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:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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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

Chapter.  5260 words. 

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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