The Year in Endocrinology 1977 by Dorothy T. Krieger (auth.), Sidney H. Ingbar M. D. (eds.)

By Dorothy T. Krieger (auth.), Sidney H. Ingbar M. D. (eds.)

This has been a yr of considerable swap for The yr in Endocrinology. the 1st switch, even though possibly just a semantic one, however represents a landmark. even though final year's quantity used to be detailed because the first of an annual sequence, that looked as if it would me on the time only a hope-a real looking wish, might be, yet a wish, however. With the booklet of this year's quantity, even if, this may properly be stated to be an annual sequence, one who we belief will satisfy a necessity and may for this reason proceed for years yet to come. between different alterations from final year's quantity are a few that have been initially meant and others that have been accidental. within the former class is the substitution of a bankruptcy on water metabolism and vaso­ pressin, excellently ready by means of Dr. Gary L. Robertson, for the bankruptcy on paraendocrine syndromes that seemed final yr. Chapters on those subject matters will proceed to seem on trade years. evidently, the non­ ordinary bankruptcy on a subject matter of distinct curiosity has additionally replaced, and this year's includes a entire assessment of autoimmune endocrine dis­ ease by way of Drs. Jay Silverberg and Robert Volpe. The unforeseen swap effects from the shortcoming of Dr. Louis Avioli to proceed as a member of the Editorial Board. such a lot thankfully, besides the fact that, we now have persuaded Dr. Charles R. Kleeman to affix the Board and to be accountable for the bankruptcy at the parathyroid gland and mineral metabolism. Dr. Kleeman has been assisted at the instruction of this bankruptcy through his daughter, Dr.

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