The Atlas of Thyroid Surgery provides indispensable information for any physician
who cares for patients with surgical disorders of the thyroid.
All available techniques for surgically removing diseased thyroid tissue--be it nodular or diffuse, benign or malignant--are critically reviewed, and the author uses his vast clinical experience to illustrate proper clinical management.
Professor Gemsenjaeger’s descriptions of surgical anatomy, the appropriate position of the surgical incision, and the important and demanding technique of capsular dissection to avoid injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerves or devascularizing the parathyroid glands during thyroid operations are instructive for any thyroid surgeon, particularly those faced with an uncommon or particularly difficult thyroid problem.
A further hallmark of this book are the explanations of the mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of nodular goiter and thyroid neoplasms.
General, endocrine, and ENT surgeons will benefit from reading this superb book, as will endocrinologists, pathologists, residents, and medical students.