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Title Werner & Ingbar's the thyroid : a fundamental and clinical text / editors, Lewis E. Braverman, David S. Cooper
Edition Tenth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, [2013]
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Contents Werner & ingbar's the thyroid a fundamental and clinical text; contributors; preface to the tenth edition; preface to the first edition; contents; section i the normal thyroid; part a the normal thyroid; the heritage of the thyroid: a brief history; development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis; anatomy and pathology of the thyrotrophs; part b thyroid hormone synthesisand secretion; thyroid hormone synthesis: thyroid iodide transport; thyroid hormone synthesis; thyroglobulin structure, function, and biosynthesis; part c peripheral thyroid hormonebinding and metabolism
Effects of drugs on tsh secretion, thyroid hormones absorption, synthesis, metabolism, and actionnonthyroidal illness syndrome; iodine deficiency and endemic cretinism; effect of excess iodide: clinical aspects; section ii assessment of thyroid structureand function; thyroid radionuclide uptake and imaging studies; measuring serum thyroid-stimulating hormone, thyroid hormones, thyroid-directed antibodies, and transport proteins; measurement of thyroglobulin; nonisotopic techniques of thyroid imaging; physical examination of the thyroid gland; pathology and cytopathology
Section iii: introduction to thyrotoxicosisintroduction tothyrotoxicosis; part a causes of thyrotoxicosis; pathogenesis of graves' disease; ophthalmopathy; thyroid dermopathy and thyroid acropachy; thyrotropin-induced thyrotoxicosis; toxic adenoma and toxic multinodular goiter; trophoblastic tumors; sporadic painless, painful subacute and acute infectious thyroiditis; thyrotoxicosis of extrathyroid origin; part b organ system manifestations; overview of the clinical manifestations of thyrotoxicosis; the cardiovascular system in thyrotoxicosis
Thyroid hormone transport proteins and the physiology of hormone bindingintracellular pathways of iodothyronine metabolism/implications of deiodination for thyroid hormone action; part d thyroid hormone action; genomic and nongenomic actions of thyroid hormones; thyroid hormone structure-function relationships; part e factors that control thyroidfunction; chemistry and biosynthesis of thyrotropin; the thyrotropin receptor; regulation of thyrotropin secretion; age related changes in thyroid function
Thyroid hormones in thermogenesis, intermediary metabolism, and obesitythe male and female reproductive system in thyrotoxicosis; the skeletal system in thyrotoxicosis; behavioral and psychiatric aspects of thyrotoxicosis; thyrotoxic storm; part c diagnosis and management ofthyrotoxicosis; diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis; treatment of thyrotoxicosis; subclinical thyrotoxicosis; section iv thyroid diseases:hypothyroidism; introduction to hypothyroidism; part a causes of hypothyroidism; chronic autoimmune thyroiditis; genetic defects causing hypothyroidism
Summary "The most comprehensive textbook on the thyroid appears in an extensively revised 10th edition. This classic text provides comprehensive coverage of every aspect of thyroid anatomy, development, biochemistry, physiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of all thyroid disorders. This edition has a more international group of contributors and new chapters on surgical management of thyroid cancer, thyroid disrupters and thyroid hormone analogs. Chapters address clinical controversies regarding subclinical hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Thyroid gland -- Diseases.
Thyroid gland -- Physiology.
Thyroid Diseases.
Thyroid Gland -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Braverman, Lewis E., 1929-
Cooper, David S. (Physician)
Ingbar, Sidney H.
Werner, Sidney C.
ISBN 1469877236
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Thyroid
Werner and Ingbar's the thyroid