This important new book presents critical information on the clinical and morphological aspects of various endocrinological disorders of the gut and pancreas. Topics include a historical perspective and broad overview of the neuroendocrine component of the gut; hyperplastic proliferations of gastrointestinal endocrine cells; pancreatic endocrine cells and their non-neoplastic proliferations; tumors and lesions; and endocrine differentiation in nonendocrine tumors. The book stresses clinical and pathological aspects of these topics, as well as the pathogenesis, clinicopathological correlations, and diagnostic approaches. Gastroenterologists, pathologists, internists, surgeons, endocrinologists and others interested in endocrinological disorders of the gut and pancreas will discover that this book will be a welcome addition to your reference library.
Neuroendocrine Cells of GEPH Axis: Introduction and Historical Perspectives. Hyperplastic Proliferations of the Gastrointestinal Endocrine Cells. Pancreatic Endocrine Cells and Their Non-Neoplastic Proliferations. Clinically-Non-Functioning Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors. Serotonin-Producing Tumors and the Carcinoid Syndrome. Gastrin-Producing Tumors and the Z-E Syndrome. Insulin-Producing Tumors and the Insulinoma Syndrome. Glucagon-Producing Tumors and the Glucagonoma Syndrome. Somatostatin-Producing Tumors and the Somatostatinoma Syndrome. PP-Producing Tumors. The MEN Syndromes. Hormonally Active Non-Endocrine Tumors.