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Thyroid Disease in Adults [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9783642132612Publication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9783642132629
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Thyroid Disease in AdultsDDC classification:
  • 616.44
LOC classification:
  • RJ550
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Contents:
Foreword; Contents; Presentation of Contributors; List of Abbreviations and Definitions; 1 Historical Background; 2 Anatomy and Physiology; 3 Biochemical Investigations; 4 Other Investigations; 5 Clinical Investigation of the Thyroid; 6 Iodine and the Thyroid Gland in Health and Sickness; 7 Autoimmunity and the Thyroid Gland; 8 Growth Regulation of the Thyroid Gland; 9 Thyroiditis and Pathogenesis; 10 Causes of Hypothyroidism; 11 Symptoms of Hypothyroidism; 12 Treatment of Hypothyroidism; 13 Subclinical Hypothyroidism; 14 Myxoedema Coma; 15 Causes of Thyrotoxicosis - an Overview
16 Symptoms of Thyrotoxicosis17 Hyperthyroidism Treatment Options - an Overview; 18 Graves' Disease; 19 Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy; 20 Autonomous Adenoma; 21 Toxic Multinodular Goitre; 22 Subclinical (Mild) Thyrotoxicosis; 23 Thyrotoxicosis in the Elderly; 24 Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyroid Storm; 25 Thyroiditis - Clinical Aspects; 26 Subacute Thyroiditis (de Quervain's Disease/Giant-Cell Thyroiditis); 27 Other Causes of Thyrotoxicosis; 28 Nontoxic Goitre; 29 Thyroid Lumps; 30 Thyroid Cancer; 31 The Thyroid and Pregnancy; 32 Thyroid Disease in Adolescents
33 Medicines and Other Medical Preparations34 Thyroid Hormone Resistance; Index
Summary: This book is a comprehensive guide to the assessment and management of adults with thyroid disorders in daily clinical practice. All important aspects and disorders are considered. Relevant information on basic anatomy, embryology, immunology, and physiology is included to provide a better basis for understanding the development of disease and its diagnosis and treatment. Currently available biochemical tests and other specific diagnostic tools are also considered in detail. The various common thyroid disorders are then discussed in a series of individual chapters that focus on etiology, patho
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Foreword; Contents; Presentation of Contributors; List of Abbreviations and Definitions; 1 Historical Background; 2 Anatomy and Physiology; 3 Biochemical Investigations; 4 Other Investigations; 5 Clinical Investigation of the Thyroid; 6 Iodine and the Thyroid Gland in Health and Sickness; 7 Autoimmunity and the Thyroid Gland; 8 Growth Regulation of the Thyroid Gland; 9 Thyroiditis and Pathogenesis; 10 Causes of Hypothyroidism; 11 Symptoms of Hypothyroidism; 12 Treatment of Hypothyroidism; 13 Subclinical Hypothyroidism; 14 Myxoedema Coma; 15 Causes of Thyrotoxicosis - an Overview

16 Symptoms of Thyrotoxicosis17 Hyperthyroidism Treatment Options - an Overview; 18 Graves' Disease; 19 Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy; 20 Autonomous Adenoma; 21 Toxic Multinodular Goitre; 22 Subclinical (Mild) Thyrotoxicosis; 23 Thyrotoxicosis in the Elderly; 24 Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyroid Storm; 25 Thyroiditis - Clinical Aspects; 26 Subacute Thyroiditis (de Quervain's Disease/Giant-Cell Thyroiditis); 27 Other Causes of Thyrotoxicosis; 28 Nontoxic Goitre; 29 Thyroid Lumps; 30 Thyroid Cancer; 31 The Thyroid and Pregnancy; 32 Thyroid Disease in Adolescents

33 Medicines and Other Medical Preparations34 Thyroid Hormone Resistance; Index

This book is a comprehensive guide to the assessment and management of adults with thyroid disorders in daily clinical practice. All important aspects and disorders are considered. Relevant information on basic anatomy, embryology, immunology, and physiology is included to provide a better basis for understanding the development of disease and its diagnosis and treatment. Currently available biochemical tests and other specific diagnostic tools are also considered in detail. The various common thyroid disorders are then discussed in a series of individual chapters that focus on etiology, patho