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Advanced Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound

  • Mira Milas
  • Susan J. Mandel
  • Jill E. Langer
  • Richly illustrated with figures and links to video cine-clips

  • Provides a single resource unifying information relevant to multiple specialists

  • Written by experts who perform ultrasound in their daily clinical practices


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Ultrasound in Clinical Practice: Philosophy and Logistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Marelle Yehuda, Elizabeth O. Westfall, Mira Milas, Andrew G. Gianoukakis
      Pages 3-10
    3. P. Ryan Hungerford, John Woody Sistrunk
      Pages 17-23
  3. Ultrasound Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. R. Mack Harrell, Allan Golding
      Pages 27-35
    3. Nicholas J. Hangiandreou, Nicole L. Strissel
      Pages 49-58
    4. Dina Elaraj
      Pages 59-66
    5. Manish Dhyani, Changtian Li, Anthony E. Samir, Antonia E. Stephen
      Pages 67-73
  4. Thyroid Ultrasound: Anatomy and Fundamental Features

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Peter J. Mazzaglia, Liudmila Muraveika
      Pages 77-86
    3. Mira Milas, Dubravka Milas Tollison, Zvonimir Luka Milas
      Pages 95-103
    4. Harshawn Malhi, Edward G. Grant
      Pages 105-112
    5. William D. Middleton
      Pages 113-127
  5. Pattern Recognition of Thyroid Disease Sonographic Presentations

About this book


This textbook provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of ultrasound in thyroid and parathyroid diseases, and will serve as a valuable resource for all clinicians and allied healthcare providers who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in sonography. Although a novice sonographer will be able to understand all of the topics, these are presented from a vantage point of complex decision-making encountered in real clinical scenarios. The sections are organized according to a logical structure covering benign and malignant thyroid conditions, parathyroid disease, and ultrasound technology, ultrasound-guided interventions, and innovations. The style of the chapters provide practical, actionable information that is richly illustrated with figures and links to video cine-clips, as these form the real-time advantage of ultrasound compared to other imaging modalities. Since thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound is now mainly clinician-performed, the chapter topics aim to show how different specialists uniquely apply ultrasound in given clinical scenarios. The text illustrates the optimal incorporation of current practice guidelines, as this remains varied and inconsistent among clinicians. The content is written by invited experts who perform ultrasound in their daily clinical practices and participate in teaching ultrasound nationally and internationally. It conveys the most up-to-date scientific and clinical information in an interactive and visual format.       

Advanced Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound fills a gap in currently available resources by serving as a single resource unifying information relevant to multiple specialists interested in advanced thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound. It provides a practical, concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management. 


Interventional Ultrasound Parathyroid Disease Thyroid Disease Ultrasound Technology Parathyroid Techniques

Editors and affiliations

  • Mira Milas
    • 1
  • Susan J. Mandel
    • 2
  • Jill E. Langer
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Surgery and the Endocrinology & Metabolism InstituteUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, Banner - University Medical Center PhoenixPhoenixUSA
  2. 2.Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Perelman School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyThe Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

About the editors

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advanced Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound
  • Editors Mira Milas
    Susan J. Mandel
    Jill E. Langer
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-44098-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-82982-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-44100-9
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXII, 468
  • Number of Illustrations 147 b/w illustrations, 381 illustrations in colour
  • Topics General Surgery
    Head and Neck Surgery
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“This monograph is devoted exclusively to the various applications of ultrasound to thyroid and parathyroid diagnosis (and treatment). … The audience is practitioners and possibly fellowship-level trainees, particularly those who wish to incorporate ultrasound in their practice. Endocrinologists and surgeons will primarily benefit. … This unique reference brings together a wealth of information about this specialized topic. It will be of interest to specialists and specialty trainees who work in this field.” (Carol Scott-Conner, Doody’s Book Reviews, June, 2017)