Endocrine Emergencies, E-Book

By Alexander L. Shifrin, MD, FACS, FACE, ECNU
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Endocrine emergencies are often potentially life-threatening and can be easily overlooked in patients with no history of endocrine disease. Endocrine Emergencies is a practical guide to identification and treatment for today's clinicians, offering essential coverage of common and serious emergencies related to endocrine metabolic conditions of the thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and adrenal glands. 

Key Features
  • Guides clinicians on how to recognize, diagnose, and treat each condition using up-to-date diagnostic techniques and therapeutics. 

  • Provides full-color, state-of-the-art coverage of key topics such as acute thyrotoxicosis and thyroid storm, ocular emergencies in Graves' ophthalmopathy, diabetic ketoacidosis, hypopituitarism, postoperative thyroid surgical emergencies, pheochromocytoma, and much more. 

  • Features separate chapters on emergencies related to neuroendocrine tumors, pregnant patients, and pediatric patients. 

  • Includes sections on emergency overview, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment in each chapter. 

ISBN 9780323760980
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2021
Author Information By Alexander L. Shifrin, MD, FACS, FACE, ECNU , Surgical Director, Center for Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Diseases,Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Department of Surgery
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Doody's Core Titles® 2022

Doody's Core Titles® 2022 Essential Purchase

"This is a high-quality book that will be an essential reference for practitioners in a variety of fields. Clarity of writing and completeness of detail, as well as the focus on emergency situations, make it a unique resource." ©Doody's Review Service, 2022, Carol Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, MBA (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

Table of Content

I. Thyroid

1. Thyroid storm: acute thyrotoxicosis

Trevor E. Angell and Melissa G. Lechner

2. Amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis

Anupam Kotwal and Marius Stan

3. Ocular emergencies in Graves' ophthalmopathy

Ann Tran and Michael Kazim

4. Myxedema coma

Dorina Ylli and Leonard Wartofsky

5. Acute Suppurative Thyroiditis

Sara Ahmadi and Erik K. Alexander

6. Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: a review and suggestions for treatment

Svetlana L. Krasnova, Jan Calissendorff and Henrik Falhammar

II. Postoperative thyroid surgical emergencies

7. Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis - management of the recurrent laryngeal nerve injuries

Yasuhiro Ito, Akira Miyauchi and Hiroo Masuoka

8. Post thyroidectomy emergencies: management of tracheal and esophageal injuries

Gustavo Romero-Velez and Randall P. Owen

9. Radioactive Iodine (131I) Thyroid Ablation and the Salivary Glands

Louis Mandel

III. Parathyroid

10. Hypercalcemic crisis

Tariq Chukir, Azeez Farooki and John Bilezikian

11. Hypocalcemic crisis: acute postoperative and chronic management of hypocalcemia

Stuart Campbell, Tara Corrigan, John Bilezikian and Alexander Shifrin

IV. Adrenal Glands

12. Acute adrenal hypertensive emergencies: pheochromocytoma, Cushing's, hyperaldosteronism

Monika Akula, Raquel Kristin Sanchez Ong, Alexander Shifrin and William F. Young Jr.

13. Pheochromocytoma: perioperative and Intraoperative management

Maureen McCartney Anderson, Tara Corrigan and Alexander Shifrin

14. Acute Adrenal insufficiency

Ramya Punati, Raquel Kristin Sanchez Ong and Stefan Richard Bornstein

V. Endocrine Pancreas and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

15. Diabetic emergencies: ketoacidosis, hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar state and hypoglycaemia

Heidi Guzman and David W. Lam

16. Pancreatic neuroendocrine emergencies (gastrinoma, insulinoma, glucoganoma, VIPoma, somatostatinoma, PPoma)

Jason D. Prescott

VI. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs): gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors

17. Carcinoid Syndrome and Carcinoid Crisis

Sarah Wonn and Rodney Pommier

VII. Pituitary

18. Post-Surgical and Post-Traumatic Hyponatremia

Ansha Goel and Joseph G. Verbalis

19. Diabetes Insipidus and Acute Hypernatremia

Chelsi Flippo, Christina Tatsi and Constantine Stratakis

20. Hypopituitarism

Sara Elisabeth Lubitz

21. Pituitary Apoplexy

Alison P. Seitz and Makoto Ishii

VIII. Endocrine emergencies during pregnancy

22. Endocrine emergencies during pregnancy

Christopher Goodier and Aundrea Eason Loftley

23. Graves' hyperthyroidism in pregnancy

Caroline T. Nguyen and Jorge H. Mestman

IX. Immunotherapy - associated endocrinopathies

24. Endocrinopathies Associated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Monica Girotra

X. Endocrine emergencies in children

25. Endocrine Responses in Critically ill and Trauma Patients

Lane Frasier, Jane J. Keating and Adam Michael Shiroff

26. Use of Potassium Iodide Ingestion in a Nuclear Emergency

Daniel Toft and Arthur B. Schneider

Publication Date 13-05-2021
Pages 350
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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