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Thyroid and parathyroid tumours

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry and Marc C. Winslet

in Surgical Oncology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199237098
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728341 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199237098.003.0003

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Thyroid and parathyroid tumours

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Thyroid cancer - Neck lumps: differential and clinical evaluation - Thyroid status - Solitary/dominant nodule - Differentiated thyroid cancer - Medullary thyroid carcinoma and multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) - Anaplastic carcinoma - Rare thyroid tumours: lymphomas, SCC, and secondaries - Indications for thyroid lobectomy and total thyroidectomy - Pre-operative assessment: thyroidectomy - Surgical anatomy of thyroids and parathyroids - Operative technique: FNA thyroid lump - Operative technique: total thyroidectomy - Post-thryoidectomy: emergencies and complications - Adjuvant treatment: radioiodine therapy and radiotherapy - Surveillance and management of recurrence - Parathyroid cancer: clinical evaluation and staging - Management of deranged serum calcium - Operative technique: parathyroidectomy/exploration - Adjuvant therapy and recurrence

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Subjects: Surgical Oncology ; Histopathology

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