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Thyroid and parathyroid diseases; medical and surgical management.


Thyroid and parathyroid diseases; medical and surgical management.

Ed. by David J. Terris and Christine G. Gourin.

Thieme Medical Publishers


291 pages




Written by an international group of specialists, the 23 chapters of this reference offer detailed, practical discussion of current approaches to the diseases of thyroid and parathyroid glands. Initial chapters discuss the anatomy and physiology, including a history of techniques, and approaches to imaging. Subsequent chapters discuss benign and malignant thyroid and parathyroid disease, with topics that include surgical management of substernal goiter, medullary and anaplastic thyroid cancer, and reoperation for hyperparathyroidism. Four chapters on special topics detail techniques for radio-guided thyroid surgery, office based ultrasound, and outpatient thyroid and parathyroid surgery. Many drawings and clinical photos are included.

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Date:Mar 1, 2009
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