Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Thyroid Gland

6th Edition

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780323240642

Key Features

  • Stay abreast of the newest knowledge and advances in thyroid endocrinology, including…
    • the use of thyroglobulin assays and ultrasound vs. isotope scanning in thyroid cancer
    • the latest understanding of Graves' eye disease
    • the use of I-131 in management of multinodular goiter
    • T4 transport defects causing thyroid hormone resistance
    • best practices in management of thyroid disease during pregnancy
    • and much more.
  • Benefit from authoritative guidance on thyroid testing.
  • Make the best clinical decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in conjunction with expert opinion.
  • Count on all the authority that has made Endocrinology, 6th Edition, edited by Drs. Jameson and De Groot, the go-to clinical medical reference for endocrinologists worldwide.

Table of Contents

  1. Anatomy and Development of the Thyroid
  2. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone: Physiology and Secretion
  3. Thyroid Regulatory Factors
  4. Thyroid Hormone Metabolism
  5. Mechanisms of Thyroid Hormone Action
  6. Thyroid Function Testing
  7. Thyroid Imaging
  8. Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
  9. Graves’ Disease
  10. Graves’ Ophthalmopathy
  11. Autonomously Functioning Thyroid Nodules and Other Causes of Thyrotoxicosis
  12. Chronic (Hashimoto’s) Thyroiditis
  13. Subacute and Riedel’s Thyroiditis
  14. Hypothyroidism and Myxedema Coma
  15. Nonthyroidal Illness Syndrome: A Form of Hypothyroidism
  16. Multinodular Goiter
  17. Iodine Deficiency Disorders
  18. Thyroid Neoplasia
  19. Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2
  20. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Receptor Mutations
  21. Genetic Defects in Thyroid Hormone Synthesis and Action
  22. Thyroid Hormone Binding and Variants of Transport Proteins
  23. Resistance to Thyroid Hormone
  24. Surgery of the Thyroid
  25. Diagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy

Details

No. of pages:
463
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780323240642

About the authors

Leslie De Groot

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, University of Rhode Island; Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago; President, MDTEXT.COM, Incorporated, South Dartmouth, Massachusetts

J. Larry Jameson

Affiliations and Expertise

Robert G. Dunlop Professor of Medicine, Dean, Raymond and Ruth Perelman, School of Medicine, Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania for the Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania