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Endocrine Diseases in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780367462178
ISBN: 9780367462178
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This book delivers comprehensive explanations of normal hormonal physiology during pregnancy and descriptions of the hormonal pathology associated with various endocrine disease states. In addition, it serves as a relevant and synoptic resource for the clinical management of endocrine disorders in pregnancy and the prepartum and postpartum periods. Evaluation and management of endocrine disorders including, but not limited to, diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, and various endocrine tumors are discussed. It provides readers with a detailed overview in a compact and easy-to-read format. This book serves as essential reading for Endocrinology fellows and Obstetrics and Gynecology residents.


  • Explains normal physiology of pregnancy in addition to the physiology, evaluation, and management of endocrine diseases in pregnancy and in the prepartum and postpartum periods
  • Explores from a clinical standpoint with practical applications; useful for students, residents, fellows, mid-level providers, and practicing physicians
  • Discusses special considerations and emerging topics including pregnancy in transgender men, obesity and metabolism, and endocrine emergencies


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Physiology of Pregnancy and Lactation
1.a. Normal Physiology of Pregnancy
Rawan El-Amin, Loren Custer and Jennifer Silk

1.b. Hormonal Physiology of Lactation
Rawan El-Amin, Loren Custer and Jennifer Silk

Chapter 2: Diabetes Mellitus
2.a. Overview of Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy
Rohma Shamsi, Jessica Perini and Nadia Barghouthi
2.b. Gestational Diabetes
Jeremy Soule

2.c. Diabetic Maternal and Fetal Complications
Rashi Sandooja and Jasmin Lebastchi
2.d. Diabetic Emergencies: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State
Sejal Doshi and Harikrashna Bhatt

Chapter 3: Thyroid
3.a. Hypothyroidism
Nadia Barghouthi and Vladimer Bakhutashvili
3.b. Hyperthyroidism
Jessica Perini

3.c. Thyroid Nodules
Jennifer Giordano

3.d. Thyroid Cancer
Maria Javaid

3.e. Thyroid Emergencies: Myxedema Coma and Thyroid Storm
Dushyanthy Arasaratnam, Nadia Barghouthi, Jessica Perini and Robert Weingold

Chapter 4: Adrenal
4.a. Adrenal Incidental Adenomas
Jennifer S. Turner

4.b. Pheochromocytomas
Jennifer S. Turner

4.c. Hyperaldosteronism
Vivek Alaigh and Amanda Fernandes

4.d. Cushing’s Syndrome
Ela Banerjee and Vicky Cheng

4.e. Adrenocortical Carcinoma
Dushyanthy Arasaratnam, Nadia Barghouthi and Vladimer Bakhutashvili

4.f. Adrenal Insufficiency
Julia C W Lake

4.g. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Reshmitha Radhakrishnan and Tharani Rajeswaran
4.h. Adrenal Emergencies: Adrenal Crisis
Julia C W Lake

Chapter 5: Pituitary
5.a. Pituitary Incidental Adenomas
Jessica Perini

5.b. Acromegaly
Maitri Shelly Kalia-Reynolds

5.c. Growth Hormone Deficiency
Beatriz Francesca Ramirez

5.d. Hyperprolactinemia
Krystel Feghali and Gayatri Jaiswal

5.e. Non-Functioning Sellar Masses
Oksana Symczyk

5.f. Pituitary Infiltrative and Inflammatory Disorders
Oksana Symczyk

5.g. Diabetes Insipidus
Adnan Haider

5.h. Hyponatremia in Pregnancy
Anthony Parravani and Bethany Pellegrino

5.i. Pituitary Emergencies: Sheehan Syndrome and Apoplexy
Jessica Perini, Nadia Barghouthi and Gayatri Jaiswal

Chapter 6: Calcium and Metabolic Bone Disorders
6.a. Hypercalcemia and Hyperparathyroidism
Shira B. Eytan

6.b. Osteoporosis and Vitamin D Deficiency
Fiona J. Cook

Chapter 7: Special Considerations
7.a. Transgender Health in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
Jessica Perini

7.b. Endocrine Tumors in Pregnancy
Valerie B. Galvan Turner

7.c. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Metabolic Syndrome, and Obesity in Pregnancy
Laura Davisson