This book covers all aspects of thyroid cancer. Heavily illustrated and including pathology, thyroid and whole-body scans, ultrasounds and other nuclear medicine and radiological studies, the book addresses important issues that physicians should cover when dealing with their patients. The text is designed for physicians, endocrinologists, nuclear medicine physicians, general and head and neck surgeons, oncologists and radiation oncologists, and primary care doctors. Other groups are residents, medical students, and nurse practitioners researching a patient-related problem.Diagram shows the structure of thyroid hormones and conversion of T4 to T3 by 5 Ac deiodinase. Figure 2.10. ... Further deiodination of T4, T3 and rT3 produces compounds with one or two iodine atoms that have less metabolical effects.
|Title||:||Management of Thyroid Cancer and Related Nodular Disease|
|Author||:||I. Ross McDougall|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-10-27|