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Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

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General Surgeons


Hardbound, 736 Pages

Published: August 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2227-7


    1. History, evolution and classification of thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    2. Applied embryology of the thyroid and parathyroid glands
    3. Understanding thyroid physiology and thyroid function tests
    4. Thyroiditis
    5. Hyperthyroidism: toxic multinodular goiter and Grave’s disease
    6. Ectopic Thyroid and Thyroglossal Duct Cysts
    7. Treatment of cervical and substernal goiter (+DVD)
    8. Mediastinal access: transcervical, video-assisted, and transsternal
    9. Surgery for Hyperthyroidism (Graves and toxic MNG)
    10. Reoperation for benign thyroid disease
    11. Evaluation and non-surgical management of the thyroid nodule
    12. Thyroid Cytopathology (+DVD)
    13. Thyroid and parathyroid Ultrasound (+DVD)
    14. Preoperative evaluation of lymph nodes in papillary carcinoma
    15. Preoperative Laryngeal exam and Voice (+DVD)
    16. Laser , Thermal and RF treatment of thyroid nodules and parathyroid adenoma
    17. Molecular Pathogenesis of Thyroid Neoplasia
    18. Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid
    19. Papillary microcarcinoma
    20. Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid
    21. Dynamic Risk group analysis
    22. Hurthle cell carcinoma
    23. Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid: Sporadic
    24. Medullary carcinoma: MEN syndromes
    25. Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid: Microcarcinoma
    26. Anaplastic carcinoma and Lymphoma
    27. Pediatric thyroid carcinoma
    28. Chernobyl and radiation induced thyroid cancer
    29. Familial papillary carcinoma
    30. Standard unilateral and bilateral thyroid surgery (+DVD)
    31. Minimally invasive thyroid surgery (+DVD)
    32. Surgical anatomy of the superior laryngeal nerve (+DVD)
    33. Surgical anatomy and monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (with color plate) (+DVD)
    34. Surgery for locally advanced thyroid cancer: Larynx
    35. Surgery for locally advanced thyroid cancer surgery: Trachea (+DVD)
    36. Extracervical approaches to the thyroid
    37. Central neck dissection: indications
    38. Central neck dissection: technique (+DVD)
    39. Lateral neck dissection: indications
    40. Lateral neck dissection: technique (+DVD)
    41. Transoral approach for retropharyngeal nodes
    42. Incisions of the neck surgery
    43. New technology in thyroid surgery
    44. Pathology of the thyroid gland
    45. Pathophysiology of RLN paralysis
    46. Management of RLN paralysis, and repair
    47. Non-neural complications
    48. Endocrine surgical outcomes: Quality Registers
    49. Medical malpractice and Ethics:considerations in thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    50. Postoperative management of differentiated thyroid cancer
    51. Radioactive iodine scanning: ablation and treatment
    52. External beam radiation therapy for thyroid malignancy
    53. Reoperative surgery for thyroid cancer
    54. Alcohol ablation for recurrent papillary nodes
    55. Medical treatment horizons for metastatic thyroid cancer
    56. Primary hyperparathyroidism: pathophysiology and surgical indications, work-up
    57. Preoperative localization tests-US and Sesimibi
    58. Surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism (including asymptomatic and normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism)
    59. Standard Bilat Parathyroid Exploration
    60. Focused Single gland parathyroid exploration
    61. Minimally invasive video assisted parathyroid surgery
    62. Parathyroid surgery with local anesthesia
    63. Intraoperative PTH
    64. Radio guided parathyroid surgery
    65. Surgical management of multigland disease
    66. Surgical management of secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism
    67. MEN syndromes: parathyroid management
    68. Revision parathyroid surgery
    69. Parathyroid carcinoma
    70. Surgical pathology of the parathyroid glands


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