Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases: Medical and Surgical Management

Thyroid and Parathyroid diseasesBy

  • David J. Terris, Porubsky Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Surgical Director, MCG Thyroid Center, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
  • Christine G. Gourin, Associate Professor, Director, Clinical Research Program in Head and Neck Cancer, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

An invaluable reference for managing thyroid and parathyroid disease

Praise for this book:

[Four stars] At once a textbook, a surgical atlas, and a source of current practice guidelines… This is a high-quality, thorough and insightful resource that provides accessible and essential information…recommend[ed].–Doody’s Review

Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases: Medical and Surgical Management is a state-of-the-art reference for optimizing the care of patients with thyroid and parathyroid diseases. The book opens with a thorough discussion of anatomy, physiology, and imaging of the thyroid. The chapters that follow are divided into three main sections that cover the medical and surgical treatments for benign thyroid diseases, thyroid malignancy, and parathyroid diseases. An additional section addresses special topics, such as the use of ultrasound and radio-guided surgical approaches.


  • Clinical insights from respected leaders in the field of thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Detailed discussion of potential complications, such as recurrent laryngeal nerve injury and postoperative hypoparathyroidism, with recommendations on how to manage them
  • 188 high-quality images and illustrations to aid comprehension of innovative concepts

From advanced techniques in parathyroid surgery to minimally invasive surgery in the outpatient setting, this book provides otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, endocrine surgeons, endocrinologists, and residents in these specialties with essential information for everyday clinical practice.


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