Medical Management of Thyroid Disease

2nd Edition

David S. Cooper, David S. Cooper

CRC Press
Published April 9, 2009
Reference - 464 Pages
ISBN 9781420070644 - CAT# H7064

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Summary

For general practitioners and endocrinologists, the new Second Edition of this bestselling book offers the most up-to-date and practical guidance to diagnose and manage common and uncommon thyroid diseases.

New to the Second Edition:

  • information on thyroid neoplasia, leading to new effective treatments of advanced thyroid cancer
  • the latest VEGF-inhibiting drugs, opening avenues of targeted therapy not previously available
  • new research on thyroid physiology, pathophysiology, and therapeutics

The new edition is fully evidence-based and updated to include the most current treatment and latest findings:

  • the screening and case finding for thyroid disease
  • the use of calcitonin in the diagnosis of medullary thyroid cancer
  • the diagnosis and management of subclinical hyperthyroidism (mild hyperthyroidism)
  • thyroid disease related to interferon therapy and amiodarone therapy