Pharmacotherapeutics of the Thyroid Gland

  • A. P. Weetman
  • A. Grossman

Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 128)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. M. F. Scanlon
    Pages 11-31
  3. M. Misrahi, E. Milgrom
    Pages 33-73
  4. J. R. Stockigt, C.-F. Lim, J. W. Barlow, D. J. Topliss
    Pages 119-150
  5. J. A. Franklyn, V. K. K. Chatterjee
    Pages 151-170
  6. S. Nagataki, N. Yokoyama
    Pages 171-188
  7. M. El Sheikh, A. M. McGregor
    Pages 189-206
  8. J. H. Lazarus
    Pages 207-223
  9. W. M. Wiersinga
    Pages 225-287
  10. C. A. Meier, A. G. Burger
    Pages 289-300
  11. J. W. Barlow, T. C. Crowe, D. J. Topliss
    Pages 319-342
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 361-370

About this book


All the important pharmacological interactions affecting thyroid function are described in this book. The first section is devoted to the physiology and biochemistry of thyroid disease, putting the pharmacological interactions into perspective. The second section reviews all the important pharmacological effects on thyroid function and also deals with the impact of other environmental agents. The chapters are written by internationally recognised experts and extensively referenced to provide an up-to-date review of the pharmacological interactions important to the thyroid and its diseases.


Schilddrüsenerkrankung biochemistry biology chemistry cytokine drug hormone kinetics metabolism neurotransmitter nuclear receptors pharmacokinetics pharmacology physiology thyroid hormone

Editors and affiliations

  • A. P. Weetman
    • 1
  • A. Grossman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medicine Clinical Sciences Centre Northern General HospitalThe University of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of EndocrinologySt. Bartholomew’s HospitalLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-64519-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-60709-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0171-2004
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