Pharmacotherapeutics of the Thyroid Gland by Anthony WeetmanPharmacotherapeutics of the Thyroid Gland by Anthony Weetman

Pharmacotherapeutics of the Thyroid Gland

EditorAnthony Weetman, Ashley Grossman

Paperback | January 19, 2012

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All the important pharmacological interactions affecting thyroid function are described in this book. The first section is devoted to the physiology and biochemistry of thyroid disease, putting the pharmacological interactions into perspective. The second section reviews all the important pharmacological effects on thyroid function and also deals with the impact of other environmental agents. The chapters are written by internationally recognised experts and extensively referenced to provide an up-to-date review of the pharmacological interactions important to the thyroid and its diseases.
Title:Pharmacotherapeutics of the Thyroid GlandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:388 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642645194

ISBN - 13:9783642645198

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Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Clinical Aspects of Thyroid Treatment.- Control of TRH and TSH Receptor.- The TSH Receptor.- Thyroid Hormone Synthesis, Plasma Membrane Transport, and Metabolism.- Thyroid Hormone Transport.- Molecular Biology of Thyroid Hormone Action.- Iodine: Metabolism and Pharmacology.- Antithyroid Drugs: Their Mechanism of Action and Clinical Use.- Effect of Lithium on the Thyroid Gland.- Amiodarone and the Thyroid.- The Effects of Other Pharmacological Agents on Thyroid Function.- Effects of Environmental Agents on Thyroid Function.- Thyroid Hormone Antagonism.- Immunomodulatory Agents in Autoimmune Thyroid Disease.