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TitleDiseases of the Thyroid [electronic resource] / edited by Lewis E. Braverman
ImprintTotowa, NJ : Humana Press : Imprint: Humana Press, 2003
Edition Second Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-59259-352-1
Descript X, 385 p. online resource

SUMMARY

In this second edition of his popular and widely acclaimed book, Lewis Braverman and a panel of international authorities have thoroughly updated and revised the first edition with fresh perspectives, many new authors, and the latest scientific and clinical developments in thyroid disease. New to this edition are the clinical relevance of the sodium/iodide symporter (NIS), broad coverage of autoimmune thyroid disease, and expanded coverage of thyroid cancer, including recombinant human TSH. Other chapters discuss such important topics as thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy and postpartum, thyroid disease in children and the elderly, the evaluation and management of nodular goiter, the worldwide problem of iodine deficiency and its eradication, and environmental goitrogens. Authoritative and up-to-date, Diseases of the Thyroid, Second Edition, provides internists, family physicians, obstetricians and gynecologists, and endocrinologists alike with a highly readable guide not only to understanding thyroid disorders, but also to their optimal clinical management


CONTENT

1 Molecular Mechanisms of Nuclear Thyroid Hormone Action -- 2 Nongenomic Actions of Thyroid Hormone -- 3 Thyroid Testing: A Clinical Approach -- 4 Neonatal Screening for Thyroid Disease -- 5 Thyroid Disease in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence -- 6 Thyroid Disease in Older Persons -- 7 Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases -- 8 Problems in the Management of Hypothyroidism -- 9 Management of the Various Causes of Thyrotoxicosis -- 10 Resistance to Thyroid Hormone -- 11 Evaluation and Management of the Euthyroid Nodular and Diffuse Goiter -- 12 Radiation and Thyroid Cancer: Lessons from a Half Century of Study -- 13 Management of Thyroid Cancer -- 14 Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy and After Delivery -- 15 Goitrogens in the Environment -- 16 Iodine Deficiency and Its Elimination by Iodine Supplementation -- 17 Iodine-Induced Thyroid Disease -- 18 Clinical Relevance of the Thyroid Sodium/Iodide Symporter


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