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Thyroid Disorders

Edited by Poondy Gopalratnam Raman

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, India

This is a small book containing various aspects of thyroid gland disorders. Congenital hypothyroidism chapter emphasizes early diagnosis in prevention of irreparable damage to growth and brain of infants. Role of nuclear medicine in diagnosis and treatment is outlined. Last few chapters deal with congenital hypothyroidism, thyroid carcinoma, its diagnosis, treatment and preservation of posterior parathyroid gland during thyroid surgery. The purpose of the book is to disseminate knowledge on thyroid diseases. It will be a good reference book both for students of medicine and general practitioners.

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Thyroid DisordersEdited by Poondy Gopalratnam Raman

Published: April 24th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72980

ISBN: 978-1-78985-786-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-785-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-129-1

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Introduction to Thyroid Disorders

By Poondy Gopalratnam Raman


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2. Congenital Hypothyroidism

By Sanjay Saran


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3. Inferior Parathyroid Gland Preservation In Situ during Central Neck Dissection for Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma

By Lei Xie, Jianbiao Wang and Liang Zhou


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4. Nuclear Medicine in the Assessment of Thyrotoxicosis Associated with Increased Thyroid Function and Radioiodine 131 Ablative Therapies

By Elena Espinosa Muñoz


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5. Thyroid Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow-Up

By Mira Siderova


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