Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437722277, 9781455733934

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

2nd Edition

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Authors: Gregory Randolph
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437722277
eBook ISBN: 9781455733934
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 13th August 2012
Page Count: 736

Key Features

  • Master all the relevant anatomy, surgical procedures, and workup needed for residency, and learn to manage the difficult cases encountered by experienced surgeons.
  • Get expert guidance on preoperative evaluation, surgical anatomy, intraoperative techniques, and postoperative management for a full range of malignant and benign disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

Table of Contents

  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 u


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About the Author

Gregory Randolph

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Harvard Medical School, Director, General Otolaryngology and Thyroid Surgical Clinic Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Member, Division of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA