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A Biographical History of Endocrinology (Wiley-Endocrine by D. Lynn Loriaux

By D. Lynn Loriaux

Establishing endocrinology as a different clinical distinctiveness was once no effortless activity. This attractive quantity chronicles the adventure during the tales of the boys –and occasional women—who formed the strong point during the ages.

In 108 short chapters, A Biographical heritage of Endocrinology illuminates the development of endocrinology from Hippocrates to the trendy day. the writer highlights very important leaders and their contributions to the sphere, together with those early pioneers:

  • Kos and Alexandria, and the 1st human anatomy
  • Bartolomeo Eustachi and the adrenal gland
  • Richard decrease and the pituitary gland
  • Thomas Addison and adrenal insufficiency
  • Franz Leydig and testosterone secreting cells
  • Wiliam Stewart Halsted and surgical procedure of the thyroid gland
  • John J. Abel and isolation of hormones
  • Hakaru Hashimoto and his disease

Covering the entire watershed moments within the heritage of the career, the e-book identifies key figures whose contributions stay correct this day. Their interesting tales of experiments and stories, advocacy and adversity, and exploring unknown territory will encourage the subsequent new release of endocrinologists and fulfill each clinician who ever questioned "how did we get here?"

This finished but concise biographical historical past of endocrinology will gain not just practising and potential endocrinologists, but in addition different clinical experts and scientific historians.

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