There has been a recent surge of interest within the world of endocrine surgery in the US and worldwide with resultant significant changes on the way surgery is performed. Where before a 5-7 year period was taken for a general surgeon, after which the medic would take a 1 year residency then a fellowship, now they are looking at 3 years core surgery and then going straight to specialise, opening up the discipline to more people. The book is a valuable tool for those revising for board examinations and Fellowship examinations. The text, compiled by expert authors from the USA, Europe and Asia, provides an international perspective on the basic knowledge and clinical management.1.5 is a schematic diagram of some of the pathways for the conversion of prohormone T4 to T3 and its action on the nuclear receptors. D1 is a kine- tically ... D3 inactivates T3 by converting it to T2 as well as converting T4 to rT3. While it isanbsp;...
|Author||:||Johnathan Hubbard, William B. Inabnet, Chung-Yau Lo|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-10-14|