© 2007

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

  • Daniel Oertli
  • Robert Udelsman
  • In-depth comprehensive reference with all surgically relevant thyroid and parathyroid diseases

  • Detailed coverage of operative techniques and treatments including the rationale for particular approaches


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Hans-Dietrich Röher, Klaus-Martin Schulte
    Pages 1-12
  3. William B. Stewart, Lawrence J. Rizzolo
    Pages 13-20
  4. Mirjam Christ-Crain, Nils G. Morgenthaler, Beat Müller
    Pages 21-29
  5. Michel Procopiou, Christoph A. Meier
    Pages 45-60
  6. Anne E. Busseniers, Susan A. Silver
    Pages 61-80
  7. Daniel Oertli
    Pages 81-89
  8. Prabhat K. Bhama, Gerard M. Doherty
    Pages 91-100
  9. Robert Udelsman
    Pages 101-107
  10. Zubair W. Baloch, Virginia A. LiVolsi
    Pages 109-145
  11. Oliver Gimm
    Pages 147-159
  12. Christian Passler, Reza Asari, Christian Scheuba, Bruno Niederle
    Pages 161-170
  13. Rebecca S. Sippel, Herbert Chen
    Pages 171-177
  14. Rachel Rosenthal, Daniel Oertli
    Pages 179-190
  15. Peter E. Goretzki, Bernhard J. Lammers
    Pages 191-206
  16. Michel Adamina, Daniel Oertli
    Pages 207-215
  17. Andrea Frilling, Frank Weber
    Pages 217-224

About this book


The aim of this text is to create a unique in-depth comprehensive reference covering all surgically relevant thyroid and parathyroid diseases. It is a  definite reference presenting the latest information on the management of common and rare disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. International authorities provide detailed discussions on operative techniques and treatments that are accompanied by rationales for particular approaches advocated by the authors. The topics include the description of all surgically relevant pathologies, the preoperative surgical evaluation, decision making, and operative strategies for the different thyroid and parathyroid diseases. In addition, experts present the molecular basis for thyroid neoplasia and the current understanding of the genetics of inherited thyroid and parathyroid diseases. Evolving modern operative techniques like the minimally invasive videoscopic approach to the thyroid and parathyroids are also covered.


Endocrinology Parathyroid gland Surgery Thyroid gland endoscopy Diagnostic Radiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Oertli
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert Udelsman
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of General SurgeryUniversity Hospital BaselBaselSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of BaselBaselSwitzerland
  3. 3.Yale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
  • Editors Daniel Oertli
    Robert Udelsman
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-29165-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-06713-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-68043-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 354
  • Number of Illustrations 179 b/w illustrations, 56 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Surgery
    Diagnostic Radiology
    Interventional Radiology
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology


From the reviews:

"The authors have nicely pulled together basic principles (including molecular biology) as well as surgical techniques and produced a compact yet meaty book. It is written for endocrine surgeons in practice and in training. The secondary audience of endocrinologists, radiologists, and pathologists dealing with these patients will also find it a welcome reference. The editors are credible authorities who have enlisted a stellar group of chapter authors, each extremely knowledgeable in their respective fields." (Carol EH Scott-Conner, Doody's Review Service, August, 2007)