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Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

New Insights into Some Old and Some New Issues

Edited by Laura Ward

State University of Campinas, Brazil

This book was designed to meet the requirements of all who wish to acquire profound knowledge of basic, clinical, psychiatric and laboratory concepts as well as surgical techniques regarding thyroid and parathyroid glands. It was divided into three main sections: 1. Evaluating the Thyroid Gland and its Diseases includes basic and clinical information on the most novel and quivering issues in the area. 2. Psychiatric Disturbances Associated to Thyroid Diseases addresses common psychiatric disturbances commonly encountered in the clinical practice. 3. Treatment of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases discusses the management of thyroid and parathyroid diseases including new technologies.

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Thyroid and Parathyroid DiseasesNew Insights into Some Old and Some New IssuesEdited by Laura Ward

Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1727

ISBN: 978-953-51-0221-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6869-0

Copyright year: 2012

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58254 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introduction to Thyroid: Anatomy and Functions

By Evren Bursuk


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2. The Thyroglobulin: A Technically Challenging Assay for a Marker of Choice During the Follow-Up of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

By Anne Charrié


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3. Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma - Do Classical Staging Systems Need to Be Changed?

By Carles Zafon


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4. Thyroid Neoplasm

By Augusto Taccaliti, Gioia Palmonella, Francesca Silvetti and Marco Boscaro


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5. Thyroid Growth Factors

By Aleksander Konturek


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6. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) and Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

By Aleksander Konturek and Marcin Barczynski


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7. Immune Profile and Signal Transduction of T-Cell Receptor in Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases

By Adriano Namo Cury


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8. Estrogen Signaling and Thyrocyte Proliferation

By Valeria Gabriela Antico Arciuch and Antonio Di Cristofano


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9. Suspicious Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Aspiration Biopsy: TSH as a Malignancy Marker?

By Renata Boldrin de Araujo, Célia Regina Nogueira, Jose Vicente Tagliarini, Emanuel Celice Castilho, Mariângela de Alencar Marques, Yoshio Kiy, Lidia R. Carvalho and Gláucia M. F. S. Mazeto


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10. Minimally-Invasive Parathyroid Surgery

By David Rosen, Joseph Sciarrino and Edmund A. Pribitkin


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11. Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism: 'Past, Present and Future'

By Sanoop K. Zachariah


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12. Treatment Modalities in Thyroid Dysfunction

By R. King and R.A. Ajjan


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13. New Technologies in Thyroid Surgery

By Bahri Çakabay and Ali Çaparlar


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14. Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

By Jessica Rose and Marlon A. Guerrero


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15. Synthetic and Plant Derived Thyroid Hormone Analogs

By Suzana T. Cunha Lima, Travis L. Merrigan and Edson D. Rodrigues


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16. Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases and Psychiatric Disturbance

By A. Lobo-Escolar, A. Campayo, C.H. Gómez-Biel and A. Lobo


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17. Depressive Disorders and Thyroid Function

By A. Verónica Araya, Teresa Massardo, Jenny Fiedler, Luis Risco, Juan C. Quintana and Claudio Liberman


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18. Psychosocial Factors in Patients with Thyroid Disease

By Petra Mandincová


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