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TitleDiagnostic Methods in Clinical Thyroidology [electronic resource] / edited by Joel I. Hamburger
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1989
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-3612-2
Descript XII, 261 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Diagnostic Methods in Clinical Thyroidology provides a forum for discussion of controversial issues in three major categories: diagnosis of thyroid function, non-invasive evaluation of structural abnormalities, and needle biopsy diagnosis of thyroid nodules. For each category, a free interchange of ideas based on extensive clinical experience is followed by a summary that strives to resolve these controversial issues within a framework of sound clinical practice. The volume will this serve as a ready reference for the many physicians who evaluate thyroid patients


CONTENT

Section I. Diagnosis of Thyroid Function -- 1. Abnormal Thyroid Function Tests in Euthyroid Patients -- 2. Clinical Importance of Abnormal Thyroid Function Test Results in Patients with Nonthyroidal Illness -- 3. Supersensitive Thyrotropin Assays -- 4. Strategies for Cost-Effective Thyroid Function Testing with Modern Methods -- 5. Use of Modern Thyroid Tests in Illustrative Ambulatory Patients -- Section Summary: Diagnosis of Thyroid Function -- Section II. Noninvasive Evaluation of Structural Abnormalities of the Thyroid -- 6. Clinical Usefulness of Serum Thyroglobulin Assays -- 7. Thyroid Imaging: Indications and Limitations -- 8. Postoperative Evaluation of Thyroid Cancer Patients for Adequacy of Surgery, and for Need of 131I Therapy -- Section Summary: Noninvasive Evaluation of Structural Abnormalities of the Thyroid -- Section III. Needle Biopsy Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules -- 9. Coarse-Needle Biopsy of the Thyroid -- 10. Fine-Needle Biopsy: Extended Observations -- Section Summary: Needle Biopsy Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules


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