Genetic Steroid Disorders

Genetic Steroid Disorders

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This is a comprehensive book addressing steroid disorders from hormonal, genetic, psychological, and surgical perspectives. It is meant to educate adult and pediatric endocrinologists, clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, reproductive endocrinologists, neonatologists, urologists, and psychoendocrinologists. It will assist these specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of steroid disorders. The book is written for postgraduate and faculty-level physicians. The content consists of steroid disorders, genetic bases for the disorder and case presentations of each disorder. Provides a common language for professionals to discuss and diagnose genetic steroid disorders Includes the very latest details on genetic tests and diagnoses Offers a strong understanding of the molecular basis for the diseases and therefore correct diagnosis and treatment of steroid disorders Presents insight into which medications to use based on the genetic makeup of a patient Teaches the best strategies and most effective use of genetic information in the patient counseling settingAbout one-third of embryos with chromosomal abnormalities are selected against between 3 and 5 days, and thus do not ... molecular analysis, thawing 1 or more months later, and transfer in synchrony with the endometrium in a natural cycle. ... Data concerning outcome of the effects of biopsied embryos that were cryopreserved is needed, but PGD overall can be counseled as safe for liveborns [20].

Title:Genetic Steroid Disorders
Author:Maria I. New, Oksana Lekarev, Alan Parsa, Tony T. Yuen, Bert O'Malley, Gary D Hammer
Publisher:Academic Press - 2013-08-22


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