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Werner & Ingbar's the thyroid : a fundamental and clinical text
editors, Lewis E. Braverman, David S. Cooper.
Table of Contents
The heritage of the thyroid: a brief history -- Development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis -- Anatomy and pathology of the thyrotrophs -- Thyroid hormone synthesis: thyroid iodide transport -- Thyroid hormone synthesis -- Thyroglobulin structure, function, and biosynthesis -- Thyroid hormone transport proteins and the physiology of hormone binding -- Intracellular pathways of iodothyronine metabolism/implications of deiodination for thyroid hormone action -- Genomic and nongenomic actions of thyroid hormones -- Thyroid hormones structure-function relationships -- Chemistry and biosynthesis of thyrotropin -- The thyrotropin receptor -- Regulation of thyrotropin secretion -- Age related changes in thyroid function -- Effects of drugs on TSH secretion, thyroid hormones absorption, synthesis, metabolism, and action -- Nonthyroidal illness syndrome -- Iodine deficiency and endemic cretinism -- Effect of excess iodide: clinical aspects -- Thyroid radionuclide uptake and imaging studies -- Measuring serum thyroid-stimulating hormone, thyroid hormones, thyroid-directed antibodies, and transport proteins -- Measurement of thyroglobulin -- Nonisotopic techniques of thyroid imaging -- Physical examination of the thyroid gland -- Pathology and cytopathology -- Introduction to thyrotoxicosis -- Pathogenesis of graves' disease -- Ophthalmopathy -- Thyroid dermopathy and thyroid acropachy -- Thyrotropin-induced thyrotoxicosis -- Toxic adenoma and toxic multinodular goiter -- Trophoblastic tumors -- Sporadic painless, painful subacute and acute infectious thyroiditis -- Thyrotoxicosis of extrathyroid origin -- Overview of the clinical manifestations of thyrotoxicosis -- The cardiovascular system in thyrotoxicosis -- Thyroid hormones in thermogenesis, intermediary metabolism, and obesity -- The male and female reproductive system in thyrotoxicosis -- The skeletal system in thyrotoxicosis -- Behavioral and psychiatric aspects of thyrotoxicosis --Thyrotoxic storm -- Diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis -- Treatment of thyrotoxicosis -- Subclinical thyrotoxicosis -- Introduction to hypothyroidism -- Chronic autoimmune thyroiditis -- Genetic defects causing hypothyroidism -- Primary hypothyroidism due to other causes -- Central hypothyroidism -- Overview of the clinical manifestations of hypothyroidism -- The cardiovascular system in hypothyroidism -- The male and female reproductive system in hypothyroidism -- The skeletal system in hypothyroidism -- Psychiatric and cognitive effects of hypothyroidism -- Myxedema coma -- Diagnosis of hypothyroidism -- Treatment of hypothyroidism -- Subclinical hypothyroidism -- Multinodular goiter: pathogenesis and management -- Clincial evaluation and management of thyroid nodules -- Carcinomas of follicular epithelium: epidemiology and pathogenesis -- Molecular genetics of tumors of thyroid follicular cells -- Carcinoma of the follicular epithelium: surgical therapy -- Staging and prognosis of differentiated thyroid cancer -- Medical management of differentiated epithelial cell thyroid cancer -- Medullary thyroid carcinoma -- Anaplastic thyroid cancer and miscellaneous tumors of the thyroid -- The maturation of thyroid function in the perinatal period and during childhood -- Hypothyroidism in infants and children: neonatal screening -- Hypothyroidism in infants and children: congenital hypothyroidism -- Hypothyroidism in infants, children, and adolescents: acquired hypothyroidism -- Hyperthyroidism in the neonatal period and childhood -- Thyroid disorders during pregnancy and postpartum -- Thyroid disruptors -- Reduced sensitivity to thyroid hormone: defects of transport, metabolism, and action.