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Management of Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
A Practical Guide
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This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians and researchers with an interest in the management of thyroid nodules and cancer, including both surgeons and endocrinologists. The book reviews new data about risk factors for nodular disease and cancer, details the management of toxic and non-toxic benign thyroid nodular disease, discusses controversies in the management of indeterminate thyroid nodules and cancer, and reviews the latest data on use of molecular testing for diagnosis and prognosis. Lastly, the book reviews the management of difficult-to-treat thyroid cancers.Management of Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Practical Guide will serve as a useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with, and interested in thyroid nodular disease and cancer. It will provide a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts. All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific and clinical information.




1. Incidence and Epidemiology

Megan Haymart and Nazanene H. Esfandiari

Part 1. The Thyroid Nodule

2. The Clinically Detected and Palpable Thyroid Nodule

Whitney Goldner

3. Ultrasound of the Thyroid and Soft Tissues of the Neck

Jen Sipos

4. Thyroid Nodule Biopsy

Denise Carneiro Pla

5. The Bethesda System of Reporting Cytopathology (BSRTC)

Tolgay Ocal

6. Utility of Non-Ultrasound Imaging for the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules and Cancer

Michael Yeh

7. Surveillance of Benign Thyroid Nodules

Elizabeth Holt

Part 2. Management of Nodular Hyperthyroidism

8. Role of Medical Management

Marius Stan

9. Role of Surgery

Dave Schneider and Dawn Elfenbein

Part 3. The Indeterminate Thyroid Nodule

10. Surgical Intervention for Indeterminate Nodules

Linwah Yip

Part 4. Papillary Thyroid Cancer

11. Staging

Janice Pasieka

12. Importance of Surgeon Experience in the Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer

Tracy Wang and and Katy Coan

13. The pediatric thyroid nodule and Papillary Thyroid Cancer Management

Scott Rivkees with Catherine Dinauer

Part 5. Controversies in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

14. Microcarcinoma

Ashok Shaha and Jennifer Cracchiolo

15. Surgical Management of Low Risk Papillary Thyroid Cancer

David Steward and Jonathan Mark

16. Management of the Central Neck Lymph Nodes: Prophylactic Central Lymph Node Dissection vs. Therapeutic

Chris McHenry

17. Management of the Persistent and Recurrent PTC Lymph Node Metastases

Wen Shen

18. Management of Thyroid Nodules and Cancer in the Pregnant Patient

Eric Alexander and Trevor Angell

19. Perioperative Management of the Voice and Calcium

Paul Gauger and David Hughes

Part 6. Post-Thyroidectomy Radioiodine Therapy, Hormonal Therapy and Surveillance

20. Initial Treatment/Ablation Based on Risk Stratification

Angela Leung and Rebecca Weiss

21. Treatment of Recurrent/Metastatic Thyroid Cancer with RAI

Regina Castro and Naykky Singh Ospina

22. Surveillance of Treated Thyroid Cancer Patients and Thyroid Hormone Replacement and Suppression

Jen Perkins

23. Holistic and Integrative Approaches to Patients Undergoing Thyroid Surgery

Beatriz Olson

Part 7. Other Differentiated and Advanced Thyroid Cancer

24. Follicular and Hurthle Cell Carcinoma

Naris Nilubol and Electron Kebebew

25. Locally Advanced Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: What Are the Surgical Treatment Options?

Libby Grubbs

26. External Beam Radiation for Locally Advanced and Metastatic Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

James Brierley, Richard Tsang, and Meredith Giuliani

27. Systemic Therapy for Advanced Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

Manisha Shah



ISBN-13: 9783319436180
Publisher: Springer (Springer International Publishing AG)
Publication date: March, 2017
Pages: None

Subcategories: General, Oncology, Oncology