By Luca Giovanella, Giorgio Treglia, Roberto Valcavi
This atlas attracts on a multidisciplinary method of supply a complete assessment on endocrine issues of the top and neck, with specific emphasis at the position of imaging and image-guided techniques. the 1st part discusses the elemental features of the imaging equipment and different strategies used for evaluate and prognosis. the rest of the booklet specializes in software of those equipment in thyroid, parathyroid, and different endocrine issues of the top and neck. The insurance is vast ranging, encompassing Graves’ ailment, poisonous multinodular goiter, poisonous adenoma, thyroiditis, non-toxic goiter, benign nodules, and the several types of thyroid carcinoma, in addition to parathyroid adenoma, hyperplasia, and carcinoma and paragangliomas. Informative, high quality pictures are supplied via overseas specialists in endocrine problems, together with endocrinologists, pathologists, radiologists, nuclear medication physicians, and surgeons, who additionally speak about pattern circumstances and supply syntheses of the suitable clinical literature.
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