Diseases of the Thyroid by Lewis E. BravermanDiseases of the Thyroid by Lewis E. Braverman

Diseases of the Thyroid

EditorLewis E. Braverman

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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This extensively revised and updated edition of a popular and widely acclaimed work presents the latest scientific and clinical developments in thyroid disease. New topics include the clinical relevance of the sodium/iodide symporter (NIS), broad coverage of autoimmune thyroid disease, and expanded coverage of thyroid cancer, including recombinant human TSH. Other chapters discuss thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy and postpartum, thyroid disease in children and the elderly, and the evaluation and management of nodular goiter. Diseases of the Thyroid, 2nd Edition, provides internists and family physicians, obstetricians and gynecologists, and endocrinologists alike with a highly readable guide to thyroid disorders and their clinical management.
Title:Diseases of the ThyroidFormat:PaperbackDimensions:395 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.03 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617374059

ISBN - 13:9781617374050

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Table of Contents

Molecular Mechanisms of Nuclear Thyroid Hormone ActionWilliam W. Chin and Paul M. YenNongenomic Actions of Thyroid HormonePaul J. Davis and Faith B. DavisThyroid Testing: A Clinical ApproachLaurie A. Kane and Hossein GharibNeonatal Screening for Thyroid DiseaseMarvin L. Mitchell and Cecilia A. LarsonThyroid Disease in Infancy, Childhood, and AdolescenceRosalind S. BrownThyroid Disease in Older PersonsClark T. SawinAutoimmune Thyroid DiseasesStefano Mariotti and Giovanni PinnaProblems in the Management of HypothyroidismPaul W. LadensonManagement of the Various Causes of ThyrotoxicosisDouglas S. RossResistance to Thyroid HormoneJoshua D. SaferEvaluation and Management of the Euthyroid Nodular and Diffuse GoiterPeter A. SingerRadiation and Thyroid Cancer: Lessons from a Half Century of StudyArthur B. Schneider and Elaine RonManagement of Thyroid CancerStephanie L. LeeThyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy and After DeliveryJohn H. LazarusGoitrogens in the EnvironmentArnold Engel and Steven H. Lamm (based on Eduardo Gaitan)Iodine Deficiency and Its Elimination by Iodine SupplementationJohn T. DunnIodine-Induced Thyroid DiseaseWilmar M. Wiersinga and Lewis E. BravermanClinical Relevance of the Thyroid Sodium/Iodide SymporterPeter H. K. Eng and Su-Chin HoIndex

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"...contains many excellent, up-to-date, informative, and clinically valuable chapters...very readable. .." -Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism"...a good book, of interest to all trainee endocrinologists and certainly of use as a vade mecum for established physicians with more than a passing interest in thyroid disease..." -New England Journal of Medicine "...integrates state-of-the-art science with sound clinical advice...essential reading for the general internist, but even the most experienced endocrinologists will find something new." -Netherlands Journal of Medicine"...an especially valuable reference for clinicians...recommend[ed]...for the personal library of any physician caring for patients with thyroid disorders." -Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal"This book would be an excellent purchase for any medical practitioner or health facility that treats people suffering from thyroid disease. It is concise, easy to use, and current. It is highly recommended as a resource for graduate level library collections supporting health or medical studies." - E-Streams"The chapters in this text are well organized and well written, and this book should be on the shelf as a reference text for those physicians treating and managing diseases of the thyroid." - Clinical Chemistry"This book would be an excellent purchase for any medical practitioner or health facility that treats people suffering from thyroid disease. It is concise, easy to use, and current. It is highly recommended as a resource for graduate level library collections supporting health or medical studies." -E-STREAMS"It would be a welcome addition to the library of an endocrinologist who wishes to be updated, in a user-friendly way, on the latest research advances in thyroidology." -TRENDS in Endocrinology and Metabolism