By William Muir Manger M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C., Ray W. Gifford Jr. M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C. (auth.)
This monograph, which was once greater than 5 years in guidance, represents a truly distinct account of pheochromocytoma, a tumor that's virtually normally deadly if untreated. as well as its definitive presentation of the topic, this quantity comprises the main cur hire information about the prognosis and administration of pheochromocytoma. it really is im portant to reemphasize the seriousness of diagnosing and treating pheochromocytoma with the aphorism of Esperson and Dahl Iversen that even supposing a pheochromocytoma should be morphologically benign it truly is physio logically malignant (280) and with Aranow's characterization of this tumor as a "veritable pharmacological bomb" (20). If controlled ap propriately by way of a hugely expert and profes sional "bomb squad," this tumor might be re moved and the sufferer cured in at the least ninety percentage of circumstances. the key lies in first sus pecting and spotting the sufferer who has after which delivering the ex pheochromocytoma pert administration any such sufferer calls for. those evidence greater than justify this e-book, because the internist, pediatrician, obstetrician, ophthalmologist, otolaryngologist, urologist, neurologist, health care provider, anesthesiologist, derma tologist, psychiatrist, radiologist, and in addition the dentist has to be made aware of the numerous manifestations of this and of the pathologic entities which occasionally co- xiv Preface exist with pheochromocytoma. in addition, have incorporated plenty of instructive they need to have a radical wisdom of the figures and feature emphasised instructing tables.