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Advances in the Management of Thyroid Cancer, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics

Advances in the Management of Thyroid Cancer, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics

by Robert L. Witt MD


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Advances in the Management of Thyroid Cancer, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics

Advances in the Management of Thyroid Cancer will focus on state-of-the-art basic science, pathology, clinical medicine, surgery, and technology. An update on surgical approaches as well as pre and post-operative management for early and advanced thyroid cancer is presented. Topics covered include the emerging role of the surgeon as ultrasonographer during fine needle aspiration, care of the immobile vocal fold, and the role of nerve integrity monitors. Breakthroughs in molecular biology, robotic surgery, and endoscopic approaches are discussed. Faculty from leading institutions will participate from the disciplines of General Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology, Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine and Pathology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416058076
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/13/2008
Series: Clinics: Surgery Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Nicholas J. Petrelli     xiii
Preface   Robert L. Witt     xv
Clinical Impact of Molecular Analysis of Thyroid Cancer Management   Volkert B. Wreesmann   Bhuvanesh Singh     1
Evaluation and Imaging of a Thyroid Nodule   Marc D. Coltrera     37
Pathology and Cytologic Features of Thyroid Neoplasms   Kelly M. Malloy   Mary F. Cunnane     57
Initial Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer   Robert L. Witt     71
Surgery for Thyroid Cancer   Ziv Gil   Snehal G. Patel     93
Identification and Monitoring of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve During Thyroidectomy   Matthew C. Miller   Joseph R. Spiegel     121
Management of Locally Invasive Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer   Nebil Ark   Sessunu Zemo   David Nolen   F. Christopher Holsinger   Randal S. Weber     145
Management of the Neck in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer   David M. Cognetti   Edmund A. Pribitkin   William M. Keane     157
Vocal Fold Paresis and Paralysis: What the Thyroid Surgeon Should Know   Adam D. Rubin   Robert T. Sataloff     175
Postoperative Management of Thyroid Carcinoma   Timothy A. Manzone   Hung Q. Dam   Charles M. Intenzo   Vidya V. Sagar   Charles J. Schneider   Prakash Seshadri     197
The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Management of Thyroid Cancer   Jon F. Strasser   Adam Raben   Chris Koprowski     219
New Technologies in Thyroid Surgery   Adam M. Becker   Christine G. Gourin     233
Index     249

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