© 2008

Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA

Second Edition

  • H. Jack Baskin
  • Daniel S. Duick
  • Robert A. Levine

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Robert A. Levine
    Pages 1-8
  3. Robert A. Levine
    Pages 9-26
  4. Robert A. Levine
    Pages 27-43
  5. H. Jack Baskin
    Pages 45-61
  6. Reagan Schiefer, Diana S. Dean
    Pages 63-75
  7. Susan J. Mandel, Jill E. Langer, Daniel S. Duick
    Pages 77-95
  8. Daniel S. Duick, Susan J. Mandel
    Pages 97-110
  9. H. Jack Baskin
    Pages 111-134
  10. Devaprabu Abraham
    Pages 135-149
  11. Enrico Papini, Giancarlo Bizzarri, Antonio Bianchini, Rinaldo Guglielmi, Filomena Graziano, Francesco Lonero et al.
    Pages 151-171
  12. Andrea Frasoldati, Roberto Valcavi
    Pages 173-189
  13. Roberto Valcavi, Angelo Bertani, Marialaura Pesenti, Laura Raifa Al Jandali Rifa'Y, Andrea Frasoldati, Debora Formisano et al.
    Pages 191-218
  14. Olivier Esnault, Laurence Leenhardt
    Pages 219-236
  15. Robert A. Levine
    Pages 237-243
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 245-249

About this book


Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA, Second Edition is a "user friendly" book for the clinician, using ultrasound in the evaluation and management of thyroid disease. It reviews new information regarding ultrasound and the subtleties one needs to know in the application of this technique.


With abundant ultrasound images, it demonstrates how ultrasound is integrated with the patient history, physical exam, and other thyroid tests (especially FNA biopsy) providing information on improving care.


The book presents numerous, new innovative uses of ultrasound that are being implemented worldwide.


Foreword by Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MACP, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.


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Editors and affiliations

  • H. Jack Baskin
    • 1
  • Daniel S. Duick
    • 2
  • Robert A. Levine
    • 3
  1. 1.Winter ParkUSA
  2. 2.PhoenixUSA
  3. 3.Thyroid Center of New HampshireNashuaUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Internal Medicine & Dermatology


From the reviews of the second edition:

"Theoretical, practical, and even research topics are well represented in this book on thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound. … This book will be of interest to anyone who sees patients with thyroid diseases, practicing endocrinologists as well as endocrine fellows. … This excellent book on thyroid ultrasound will be very helpful to endocrinologists who care for patients with thyroid disease. It is well written and its wonderful ultrasound images help elucidate the numerous topics. I really enjoyed reading this book, and I recommend it very highly." (Ronald N Cohen, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2008)

"This handy booklet certainly should be considered a valuable tool for all those who are in contact with thyroid diseases and/or thyroid disorders such as, for instance, endemic goiter and its epidemiology. … All dramatic advances in this field are described in 14 chapters written by experienced experts from two continents … ." (Endocrine Regulations, 2008)

"This is the first comprehensive, up-to-date textbook in this field, which will give you meticulous information on every topic. Most of the images are of very high quality … . There are numerous image examples from each entity. There are many good recommendations in the book. … Thyroid Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided FNA, second edition, is a totally new book. It will be invaluable to anyone performing ultrasound examinations and ultrasound-guided cytologic biopsies with real-time image assessment of the thyroid and cervical lymph nodes." (Arne Heilo, Acta Radiologica, Issue 8, 2009)