Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

Medical and Surgical Management

Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

Praise for this book:[Four stars] At once a textbook, a surgical atlas, and a source of current practice guidelines...This is a high-quality, thorough and insightful resource that provides accessible and essential information...recommend[ed].--Doody's ReviewThyroid and Parathyroid Diseases: Medical and Surgical Management is a state-of-the-art reference for optimizing the care of patients with thyroid and parathyroid diseases. The book opens with a thorough discussion of anatomy, physiology, and imaging of the thyroid. The chapters that follow are divided into three main sections that cover the medical and surgical treatments for benign thyroid diseases, thyroid malignancy, and parathyroid diseases. An additional section addresses special topics, such as the use of ultrasound and radio-guided surgical approaches. Highlights: Clinical insights from respected leaders in the field of thyroid and parathyroid surgery Detailed discussion of potential complications, such as recurrent laryngeal nerve injury and postoperative hypoparathyroidism, with recommendations on how to manage them 188 high-quality images and illustrations to aid comprehension of innovative concepts From advanced techniques in parathyroid surgery to minimally invasive surgery in the outpatient setting, this book provides otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, endocrine surgeons, endocrinologists, and residents in these specialties with essential information for everyday clinical practice.

Practical Manual of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease

Practical Manual of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease

Edited and authored by international experts,A Practical Manual of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseasepresents concise, evidence-based, multi-disciplinary guidance relevant for a global audience. Where appropriate, chapters include an evidence appraisal section which critically assesses the level of the evidence available for different treatment options. Reflecting the latest in clinical research and showcasing techniques pioneered by the contributors, the book includes chapters dedicated to advances in: cytology radiological assessment molecular biology and treatment rationale in thyroid cancer surgical technique including minimally invasive modalities Designed to be user-friendly, the book contains key points, case studies, color photographs and diagrams throughout. Multiple choice questions included at the end of each chapter enable self assessment. The book will be relevant to the medical undergraduate, postgraduate and clinical nurse specialist. Primary care physicians will find this an excellent resource for reference purposes and it will update specialists involved with treating thyroid and parathyroid disease in the fields of Pathology, Radiology, Oncology, Endocrinology and Surgery.

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands E-Book

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Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands E-Book

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands empowers the reader to diagnose benign and malignant diseases effectively, implement the latest cutting-edge techniques, and achieve optimal patient outcomes. This surgical reference book encompasses the most up to date state of the art knowledge, presented by world-renown authors in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, in one concise yet comprehensive source, offering the detailed guidance you need to produce the best results.

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

This book is a unique in-depth and comprehensive reference that covers all surgically relevant thyroid and parathyroid diseases and presents the latest information on their management. International authorities discuss operative techniques and treatments in detail and explain the rationales for their favored approaches. The topics of this second edition include the description of surgically relevant pathologies, preoperative surgical evaluation, decision making, and operative strategies for the various thyroid and parathyroid diseases. In addition, experts present the molecular basis for thyroid neoplasia, review the current understanding of the genetics of inherited thyroid and parathyroid diseases, and discuss the management of recurrent and locally invasive thyroid cancer. Evolving modern operative techniques such as neuromonitoring and minimally invasive (videoscopic) approaches to the thyroid and parathyroids are also covered.

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

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Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

Review cutting-edge topics such as recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring, minimally invasive surgery, management of RLN paralysis, radio-guided parathyroid surgery, and much more. Elsevier does not support Expert Consult access for institutional customers.

Cancer of the Head and Neck

Cancer of the Head and Neck

Dr. Jatin P. Shah has brought together contributing authors in a single volume that represents the head and neck management team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The strength of the volume is in its internal consistency of diagnostic approaches, therapeutic decisions, multidisciplinary treatment programs, and surgical techniques. An effort has also been made to be comprehensive and to give a balanced view to other treatment approaches. Essential to the diagnosis and treatment of the disease is the involvement of a multidisciplinary management team of medical experts. Such disease management teams develop treatment algorithms and establish treatment guidelines to unify an approach to maintain internal consistency, initiate investigative protocols, and push the frontiers in the battle against cancer.

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

Fifty-three world experts -- representing the fields of otolaryngology, general surgery, endocrinology, and pathology -- present the most well-rounded, interdisciplinary information source available on thyroid and parathyroid surgery. They offer you complete, authoritative guidance on preoperative evaluation, surgical anatomy, intraoperative techniques, and postoperative management...equipping you to reduce risks, manage complications, and achieve optimal outcomes.

Medical Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient E-Book

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Medical Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient E-Book

Medical Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient, by Michael I. Lewis, MD and Robert J. McKenna, Jr., MD, is a comprehensive pulmonary and thoracic reference that takes a practical approach to the diagnosis, workup and care of the thoracic surgery patient. It is geared towards pulmonary and critical care physicians and their trainees as well as all other specialties with whom thoracic surgeons consult and interact. It outlines the principles for understanding the underlying disease entities as well as the clinical implications and complications of surgery, and interprets key surgical concepts such as correlative and functional anatomy for non-surgeons. Contributions from today’s authorities...“at-a-glance detailed key information, as well as summary bullets...and a multidisciplinary perspective, combine to offer essential guidance for confident patient management. As an Expert Consult title it includes convenient online access to the complete contents of the book—fully searchable—along with video clips of thoracic procedures, patient information sheets, all of the images downloadable for your personal use, and references linked to Medline at www.expertconsult.com. Includes access to a companion website at expertconsult.com where you can search the complete contents of the book, watch video clips of thoracic procedures, print out patient information sheets, download all of the images, and review references linked to Medline...providing you with a powerful resource for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere. Features ‘real world’ illustrative cases presented in a brief, bulleted format that facilitates easy access to and retention of the material. Examines every aspect of diagnosis and management for pre-, peri-, and postoperative care for an all-encompassing reference to respond to unique surgical problems. Provides coverage of individual topics supplemented by a brief case-based presentation, where appropriate, that lend a real-life perspective to the material. Contains all of the “need-to-know facts for a complete, thorough consultation in diagnosis and treatment of patients who undergo thoracic surgery. Offers practical information that utilizes the experience of today’s leaders while based on evidence in the literature for coverage you can trust. Examines current clinical controversies, providing you with an arena for discussion of sensitive topics and guidance on preferred approaches when relevant. Presents pearls, pitfalls, key points, and other learning elements in each chapter, to help you locate summaries of essential information “at-a-glance. Features chapters written by specialists of various disciplines, to equip you with a balanced perspective on each condition.

Handbook of Parathyroid Diseases

A Case-Based Practical Guide

Handbook of Parathyroid Diseases

The Handbook on Parathyroid Diseases presents a comprehensive and concise overview of our current knowledge in the area of parathyroid function, hormone regulation and disease states. The Handbook educates the reader using a case-based approach presenting current evidence in the field. The material is presented in an easy to read and understandable language and uses a plethora of tables and text boxes where possible. Complex concepts are conveyed in simple and clear language. Leading international experts contribute to this state of the art book providing a true depth of knowledge and practicality.