The thyroid gland, found in the neck, sets the rate at which the body produces energy by the release of thyroid hormones, controlling metabolism through the production of these hormones. The thyroid gland may become overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism).
This atlas is a complete guide to thyroid disorders and thyroid surgery. Divided into eight sections, the book begins with an introduction to examination of the thyroid and recognition of symptoms that may lead to the diagnosis of various disorders.
The following chapters discuss different disorders and their surgical management, as well as potential complications.
Each section contains numerous full colour illustrations featuring gross and microscopic thyroid pathology, imaging, and high quality intra-operative photographs.
- Comprehensive atlas of thyroid disorders and thyroid surgery
- Features examination, diagnosis and management of numerous disorders
- Includes numerous illustrations of gross and microscopic thyroid pathology
- Presents high quality intra-operative photographs
Table of Contents
Section 1: Examination of Thyroid
Section 2: Benign Thyroid Diseases
Section 3: Retrosternal Goiter
Section 4: Surgical Anatomy
Section 5: Technique of Thyroidectomy
Section 6: Special Situations
Section 7: Complications of Thyroidectomy
Section 8: Malignant Lesions of Thyroid
Amit Agarwal MS FICS FRCS(Eng)
Professor, Department of Endocrine Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India