Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: The Thyroid Gland

6th Edition


  • Leslie De Groot
  • J. Larry Jameson
    • 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


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