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Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA
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Since the first publication of Thyroid Ultrasound and UGFNA in 2000, ultrasound has become established as a primary tool for diagnosing and managing thyroid disease.  Indeed, over the last 10 years ultrasound has become a catalyst for bringing together endocrinologists, surgeons, radiologists, and pathologists to create a multidisciplinary approach to the management of thyroid disease which is and will continue to benefit our patients.


Demonstrates how ultrasound is integrated with the history, physical exam, and other thyroid tests (especially fine needle aspiration biopsy) to provide information used to improve patient care
Presents up-to-date applications of clinically useful ultrasound
Only clinical reference tool for this technique

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Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA, Third Edition, is the gold-standard, concise, user friendly resource for all clinicians who use ultrasound in the evaluation and management of thyroid disease and ancillary disease of the neck.  Building on the success of the first two editions, this version again emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach and offers all the new information regarding ultrasound and the subtleties one needs to know in the application of this rapidly expanding technique, now viewed as a primary tool for diagnosing and managing thyroid disease. 


Some chapters have been combined for concision; some have been expanded; and new chapters have been added to encompass recent techniques such as employing UGFNA acquired material for molecular and genetic markers and using ultrasound guidance for radiofrequency ablation.  A separate chapter on pediatric ultrasound and congenital abnormalities has been added as well. Other new chapters focus on the effect ultrasound has had on the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease.  Written by authors with extensive hands-on experience who have enthusiastically adapted ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid and ancillary disease of the neck and who have contributed to the accumulating knowledge in the field as well as being ardent teachers of this knowledge to others, Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA, Third Edition, is another invaluable addition to the literature and will be of immense interest especially to endocrinologists, surgeons, radiologists, and pathologists.


Foreword by Lewis Braverman, MD

Professor of Medicine

Boston University Medical School



Lewis Braverman

H. Jack Baskin  


  1. History of Thyroid Ultrasound
    Robert A. Levine
  2. Thyroid Ultrasound Physics
    Robert A. Levine
  3. Doppler Ultrasound of the Neck
    Robert A. Levine
  4. Normal Neck Anatomy and Method of Performing Ultrasound Examination
    Dara Treadwell
  5. Pediatric Ultrasound of the Neck
    Henry J. Baskin, Jr. 
  6. Ultrasound of Diffuse Thyroid Enlargement - Thyroiditis
    Mark A Lupo and Robert A. Levine
  7. Ultrasound of Nodular Thyroid Enlargement
    Susan Mandel and Jill Langer
  8. Ultrasound and Mapping of Neck Lymph Nodes
    Gregory Randolph, Barry Sacks, and H. Jack Baskin, Sr.
  9. Ultrasound of the Parathyroid Glands
    Devaprabu Abraham 
  10. Surgical Trends in Treatment of Thyroid Nodules, Thyroid Cancer and Parathyroid Disease
    Haengrang Ryu, M.D., Rachel Harris, M.D., Nancy Perrier
  11. Ultrasound of Salivary Glands and the Non-Endocrine Neck
    Robert Sofferman
  12. Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
    Daniel S. Duick
  13. Laser and Radiofrequency Ablation Procedures
    Roberto Valcavi, Giorgio Stecconi Bortolani, and Fabrizio Riganti
  14. Percutaneous Ethanol Injection (PEI) in the Treatment of Thyroid Cysts, Nodules and Other Neck Lesions
    Roberto Valcavi and Andrea Frasoldati
  15. Ultrasound-Guided FNA and Molecular Markers for Optimization of Thyroid Nodule Management
    Daniel S Duick 
  16. Ultrasound Elastography of the Thyroid
    Robert A. Levine
  17. Authoring Quality Ultrasound Reports
    Woody Sistrunk and H. Jack Baskin, Sr.


ISBN-13: 9781461447849
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 440
Weight: 515g
Availability: Temporarily unavailable
Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders, Endocrinology, Oncology, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Radiology
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