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Medical and Surgical Treatment of Parathyroid Diseases

An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Brendan C. Stack, Jr.
  • Donald L. Bodenner


  • Written in an accessible and user-friendly manner, containing key points and case studies

  • Includes hundreds of high-quality images and illustrations to aid comprehension of innovative concepts

  • Geared towards otolaryngologists and oncologists at all stages of experience, and anyone interested in parathyroid disease ?

  • Written and edited by respected leaders in the field of parathyroid surgery


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Adam P. Vasconcellos, Jennifer J. Shin
      Pages 3-9
    3. Andrew M. Hinson, Brendan C. Stack Jr.
      Pages 11-13
  3. Parathyroid Anatomy, Physiology, and Embryology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Andrew M. Hinson, Brendan C. Stack Jr.
      Pages 27-38
  4. Parathyroid Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Palak Choksi, Bradley R. Lawson
      Pages 69-80
    3. Robert W. Lash
      Pages 81-88
  5. Medical Therapy for Parathyroid Disease (Indications and Pharmacotherapy)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Waleed A. Hashem, Christine J. Orr, Aliya A. Khan
      Pages 91-105
    3. Matthew A. Sharum, Andrew M. Hinson, Brendan C. Stack Jr.
      Pages 107-114
    4. Bart L. Clarke
      Pages 115-127
  6. Parathyroid Diagnostic Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Tracy L. Yarbrough, Twyla B. Bartel, Brendan C. Stack Jr.
      Pages 131-143
    3. Donald L. Bodenner
      Pages 145-150
    4. Ryan T. Fitzgerald
      Pages 151-159

About this book


This text is an accessible and user-friendly guide, addressing the key points of parathyroid diseases. It presents a comprehensive treatment of parathyroid diseases as well as hundreds of high quality images and illustrations. Written and edited by respected leaders in the field of parathyroid diseases, this book aids in the comprehension of innovative concepts and focuses on the latest in clinical research and evidence based practices. Written for endocrine, head and neck, and general surgeons at various stages of experience, Medical and Surgical Treatment of Parathyroid Diseases includes chapters dedicated to parathyroid anatomy, physiology, and embryology, medical therapy for parathyroid disease (indications and pharmacotherapy), diagnostic imaging, surgical treatments, and special topics such as health services and healthcare economics related to parathyroid surgery.​


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Editors and affiliations

  • Brendan C. Stack, Jr.
    • 1
  • Donald L. Bodenner
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  2. 2.Department of Geniatrics and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA

About the editors

Dr. Brendan C. Stack, Jr., M.D., FACS, FACE is Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR.  Dr. Stack has authored over 200 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, and internet articles.  He has presented at over 300 meetings regionally, nationally, and internationally.  He collaborates on grants from the NIH, NSF and other public and private organizations.  Dr. Stack has appeared on, or been cited by, local and national media numerous times.  He serves on the editorial boards of Head and Neck, the ENT journal, and Journal of Thyroid Research.  Dr. Stack also reviews for several journals including the journal listed previously and Thyroid, Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Laryngoscope among others.  He has served on review panels for the National Institutes of Health and review agencies for the nations of Singapore, Italy, and England. Dr. Stack is listed in “Best Doctors” of America (since 2006), “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” (since 2004), “Guide to America’s Top Physicians” (since 2009), Castle and Connolly Top Doctors and Cancer Specialists (since 2014), and “Top Thyroid Doctors” (since 2004).  Dr. Stack’s research interest is radioguided surgery and his clinical interests include endocrine surgery for the head and neck and minimally invasive/robotic head and neck surgery.

Dr. Donald Lee Bodenner is a Professor in the Department of Geriatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).  He is Director of the Thyroid Center and also has a Geriatric Endocrinology clinic at the Thomas and Lyon Longevity Clinic.

Dr. Bodenner earned his medical degree and Ph.D. (Chemistry) from the University of Minnesota.  He also completed his internship and residency at the University of Minnesota where he was Chief Resident of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Bodenner completed an Endocrinology Fellowship and was a Senior Staff Fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  He is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology.

Dr. Bodenner is a member of the Endocrine Society, American Thyroid Association, and American Association of Clinical Endocrinology.  Throughout his medical career, Dr. Bodenner has received multiple awards for outstanding performance in the areas of clinical teaching and clinical research, including the American Federation of Clinical Research Early Career Development Award and the Red Sash Award awarded at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for outstanding teaching.  In addition, he has contributed to numerous professional publications and written articles for such prestigious publications as the American Journal of Medicine and Journal of the American Geriatric Society.  Currently, Dr. Bodenner is conducting ongoing clinical research in the field of thyroidology and parathyroid diseases in which he has a special interest.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Medical and Surgical Treatment of Parathyroid Diseases
  • Book Subtitle An Evidence-Based Approach
  • Editors Brendan C. Stack, Jr.
    Donald L. Bodenner
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-26792-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-80015-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-26794-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 617
  • Number of Illustrations 50 b/w illustrations, 123 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Head and Neck Surgery
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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