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Medicine - Internal Medicine | Diseases of the Thyroid

Diseases of the Thyroid

Series: Contemporary Endocrinology, Vol. 2

Braverman, Lewis E. (Ed.)

1997, X, 393 p.

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In Diseases of the Thyroid, Lewis E. Braverman's timely new volume in the Contemporary Endocrinology series, internationally recognized clinicians and scientists critically and comprehensively review the major clinical issues in thyroid disease, as well as the basic molecular biology and physiology of thyroid hormone action. Topics range from neonatal thyroid screening, thyroid dysfunction during infancy and childhood, peripartum thyroid disorders, and thyroid disease in the elderly to the pathogenesis and treatment of nodular goiter, thyroid cancer, thyrotoxicosis, and hypothyroidism. Coverage includes major etiological, clinical, diagnostic, management, and epidemiological issues in thyroid disease.

Authoritative and up-to-date, Diseases of the Thyroid offers clinical endocrinologists and primary care physicians a fresh understanding of the widest variety of thyroid disorders from birth to old age, along with optimal current approaches to their therapy and management.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Internal Medicine

Table of contents 

Molecular Mechanisms of Nuclear Thyroid Hormone Action, William W. Chin and Paul M. Yen. Nongenomic Actions of Thyroid Hormone, Paul J. Davis and Faith B. Davis. Thyroid Testing: A Clinical Approach, Laurie A. Kane and Hossein Gharib. Update on the Sick Euthroid Syndrome, Jan R. Stockigt. Neonatal Screening for Thyroid Disease, Marvin L. Mitchell. Thyroid Disease in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence, Rosalind S. Brown. Thyroid Disease in Older Persons, Clark T. Sawin. Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases, Robert Volpé. Problems in the Management of Hypothyroidism, Enrico L. Ocampo and Martin I. Surks. Management of the Various Causes of Thyrotoxicosis, Douglas S. Ross. Resistance to Thyroid Hormone, Paolo Beck-Peccoz, Carmela Asteria, and Deborah Mannavola. Evaluation and Management of the Euthyroid Nodular and Diffuse Goiter, Peter A. Singer. Radiation and Thyroid Cancer: Lessons from 46 Years of Study, Arthur B. Schneider and Elaine Ron. Management of Thyroid Cancer, Kenneth B. Ain. Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy and After Delivery, Charles H. Emerson. Environmental Goitrogens, Eduardo Gaitan. Adverse Effects of Iodine Deficiency and its Eradication by Iodine Supplementation, John T. Dunn. Dynamics of Environmental Repletion of Iodine: Four Years' Experience of Iodination of Irrigation Water in Hotien, Xinjiang, China, Jiang Xin-min, Cao Xue-yi, Jiang Jiung, Ma Tai, David W. James, Murdone abdul Rakeman, Dou Zhi-hong, Mahmud Mamette, Kareem Amette, Zhang Ming-Li, and G. Robert DeLong. Iodine-Induced Thyroid Disease, Elio Roti and Lewis E. Braverman. Index.

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