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Part X – Cardiovascular Disease and Disorders of Other Organs

Chapter 86 – Endocrine Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

Irwin Klein

  PITUITARY GLAND, 1829
  Growth Hormone, 1829
  Cardiovascular Manifestations of Acromegaly, 1829

  ADRENAL GLAND, 1830
  Adrenocorticotropic Hormone and Cortisol, 1830
  Cushing Disease, 1831
  Hyperaldosteronism, 1832
  Addison Disease, 1832

  PARATHYROID DISEASE, 1833
  Hyperparathyroidism, 1833
  Hypocalcemia, 1833
  Vitamin D, 1833

  THYROID GLAND, 1833
  Cellular Mechanisms of Thyroid Hormone Action on the Heart, 1834
  Thyroid Function Testing, 1835
  Thyroid Hormone–Catecholamine Interaction, 1835
  Hemodynamic Alterations in Thyroid Disease, 1835
  Hyperthyroidism, 1836
  Hypothyroidism, 1838
  Subclinical Disease, 1839
  Amiodarone and Thyroid Function, 1839
  Changes in Thyroid Hormone Metabolism That Accompany Cardiac Disease, 1840

  PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA, 1841
  FUTURE PERSPECTIVES, 1841
  REFERENCES, 1842

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