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Endocrine Surgery: Principles and Practice (Springer Specialist Surgery Series)


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ISBN 10: 0857295160 / ISBN 13: 9780857295163
Published by Springer, 2011
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Title: Endocrine Surgery: Principles and Practice (...

Publisher: Springer

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Edition: 2009.

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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.

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With the recent surge of interest within the world of endocrine surgery, and resultant significant changes in the way this surgery is performed, Endocrine Surgery: Principles and Practice caters for those entering this field. The book provides the reader with extensive knowledge and advice on all aspects of the topic, presenting a broad yet concise coverage of endocrine surgery, making this a must-read for residents, specialist registrars in training and for surgeons looking for an up-to-date synopsis of endocrine surgery. The book is split into six sections covering Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Pancreas, Carcinoid and Familial Endocrine conditions. Chapters include such topics as Thyrotoxicosis and Thyroiditis, Management of the Laryngeal Nerves and Voice, Focused Parathyroidectomy and Gastrinoma.

Written in a concise and readable style, featuring bullet points, lists and tables highlighting best practice, this text makes for easy referencing.  Self-assessment material at the end of each section aids personal study, and makes this volume a perfect companion to those revising for board examinations and fellowship examinations. 

Endocrine Surgery: Principles and Practice is compiled by expert authors from the USA, Europe and Asia, providing an international perspective on the basic knowledge and clinical management required for the optimal care of patients.

Johnathan G H Hubbard, MD, FRCS, Consultant Endocrine Surgeon & Clinical LeadEndocrine Surgery, Guys & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

William B. Inabnet, III, MD, Co-Director, New York Thyroid Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, USA; Chief, Endocrine Surgery Section, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

Chung-Yau Lo, FRCS, FACS, Chief, Division of Endocrine Surgery, Clinical Professor & Honorary Consultant, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong and Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.

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