Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-guided FNA

Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-guided FNA

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Edited by H. Jack Baskin, Edited by Daniel S. Duick, Edited by Robert A. Levine

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  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 203mm x 15mm | 284g
  • Publication date: 4 June 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0387776338
  • ISBN 13: 9780387776330
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 40 black & white illustrations, 110 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 836,667

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This is a 'user friendly' book, written specifically for the clinician, and offers a hands-on approach to using ultrasound in the evaluation and management of thyroid disease. It discusses new information regarding ultrasound and the subtleties one needs to know in the application of this technique. The book also presents many new innovative uses of ultrasound that are being implemented worldwide. This continues to be an important book, filling a void that exists in this field.

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From the reviews of the second edition: "Theoretical, practical, and even research topics are well represented in this book on thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound. ... This book will be of interest to anyone who sees patients with thyroid diseases, practicing endocrinologists as well as endocrine fellows. ... This excellent book on thyroid ultrasound will be very helpful to endocrinologists who care for patients with thyroid disease. It is well written and its wonderful ultrasound images help elucidate the numerous topics. I really enjoyed reading this book, and I recommend it very highly." (Ronald N Cohen, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008) "This handy booklet certainly should be considered a valuable tool for all those who are in contact with thyroid diseases and/or thyroid disorders such as, for instance, endemic goiter and its epidemiology. ... All dramatic advances in this field are described in 14 chapters written by experienced experts from two continents ... ." (Endocrine Regulations, 2008) "This is the first comprehensive, up-to-date textbook in this field, which will give you meticulous information on every topic. Most of the images are of very high quality ... . There are numerous image examples from each entity. There are many good recommendations in the book. ... Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA, second edition, is a totally new book. It will be invaluable to anyone performing ultrasound examinations and ultrasound-guided cytologic biopsies with real-time image assessment of the thyroid and cervical lymph nodes." (Arne Heilo, Acta Radiologica, Issue 8, 2009)

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Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA, Second Edition is a "user friendly" book for the clinician, using ultrasound in the evaluation and management of thyroid disease. It reviews new information regarding ultrasound and the subtleties one needs to know in the application of this technique. With abundant ultrasound images, it demonstrates how ultrasound is integrated with the patient history, physical exam, and other thyroid tests (especially FNA biopsy) providing information on improving care. The book presents numerous, new innovative uses of ultrasound that are being implemented worldwide. Foreword by Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MACP, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.

Table of contents

List of contributors.- Preface.- Acknowledgments.- History of Thyroid Ultrasound.- Principles of Ultrasound Physics.- Color-Flow and Power Doppler Sonography.- Normal and Abnormal Ultrasound Anatomy of the Neck.- Ultrasound of Autoimmune Thyroid Disease.- Ultrasound of Thyroid Nodules.- Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy.- The Role of Ultrasound in Managing Thyroid Cancer.- Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Ethanol Injection.- Ultrasound-guided Laser and Other Ablative Techniques.- Index.