Textbook of Endocrine Surgery

2nd Edition

Authors: Orlo Clark Quan-Yang Duh Electron Kebebew
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721601397
eBook ISBN: 9781437712988
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 17th June 2005
Page Count: 848


Here's the leading resource on endocrine surgery-fully revised and updated in a New Edition! It examines disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas and gastrointestinal tract. Leading authorities from around the world discuss diagnosis, localization, intraoperative management, and surgical therapy for the full range of endocrine conditions.

Key Features

  • Considers etiology, embryology, anatomy, clinical manifestations, and diagnostic and localization procedures as well as surgical and other treatment modalities for the full range of endocrine disorders.
  • Reviews rationales, pre-operative considerations, operative techniques, and post-operative treatment for each procedure ... as well as the benefits, risks, controversial issues, and cost-effectiveness of each approach.
  • Makes complex information easy to understand with more than 500 line drawings and photographs.

Table of Contents

1 Thyroid Physiology

2 Surgical Anatomy & Embryology of the Thyroid & Parathyroid Glands & Recurrent & External Laryngeal Nerves

3 Medical & Surgical Treatment of Endemic Goiter

4 Management of Benign Nonendemic Goiter

5 Thyroiditis: Acute, Subacute, Hashimoto's & Riedel's

6 Hypothyroidism

7 Hyperthyriodism: Graves' Disease & Toxic Nodular Goiter

8 Use & Abuse of Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Suppressive Therapy in Patients w/ Nodular Goiter & Benign or Malignant Thyroid Neoplasms

9 Approach to Thryoid Nodules

10 Childhood Thryoid Carcinoma

11 Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Rationale for Hemithyroidectomy & Regional Node Dissection

12 Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Rationale for Total Thyroidectomy

13 Follicular Neoplasms of the Thyroid

14 Hurthle Cell Adenoma & Carcinoma

15 Medullary Thyroid Cancer

16 Localization Tests in Patients w/ Thyroid Cancer

17 Papillary & Follicular Carcinoma: Surgical & Radioiodine Treatment of Distant Metastases

18 Anaplastic Carcinoma of the Thyroid Gland

19 Unusual Thryoid Cancer, Lymphoma & Metastase to the Thyroid

20 Recurrent Thyroid Cancer

21 Thyroidectomy

22 Management of Regional Lymph Nodes in Papillary, Follicular, & Medullary Thyroid Cancers

23 Complications of Thyroid Surgery

24 Thyroid Emergencies: Thyroid storm & Myxedema Coma

25 Histologic & Cytologic Characteristics of Thyroid Cancers

26 Factors That Predispose to Thyroid Neoplasia

27 Predictors of Thyroid Tumor Aggressiveness

28 Growth Factor, Thyroid Hyperplasia & Neoplasia

29 Signal Transduction in Thyroid Neoplasms

30 Oncogenes in Thyroid Tumors

31 Thyroid Oncogenesis

32 Cellular Properties Associated with Invasion in Normal & Malignant Endocrine Tumor Cells

33 Surgical Management of Recurrent & Intrathoracic Goiters


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About the Author

Orlo Clark

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Chief of Surgery Mt. Zion Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Quan-Yang Duh

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery in Residence, Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Assistant Chief, Surgical Service, VA Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Electron Kebebew

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Surgery in Residence, Department of Surgery, Mount Zion Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA