Open Access Medical Books



Edited by Drahomira Springer .

Open Access .
358 pages .

This book provides both the most up-to-date information on the clinical aspect of hypothyroidism. This second part offers elaborated view on the hypothyroidism in
conjunction with other diseases, diagnose, regulation and therapy of hypothyroidism and moreover conclusion from some weighty study.
Researchers and clinicians experts provide results of their long time experience and results of their own scientific work. This information may be helpful for all of physician not only endocrine specialization.
In this book are chapters summarizing the hypothyroidism in conjunction with lipid metabolism, thalassemia, neurological diseases or other clinical conditions; following chapters describe replacement therapy, thyroid ultrasonography and radioiodine therapy.
This second part contains many important specifications, results of scientific study and innovations for endocrine practice.
I would like to thank all of authors who had helped in the preparation of this book. We hope it would be useful as a current resource for endocrine specialists.

Drahomira Springer
Institute of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics,
General University Hospital, Prague,
Czech Republic



Part 1 Hypothyroidism in Conjuction with Other Diseases .

 1 Hypothyroidism on Lipid Metabolism 3 J. Coria Mariela, V. Carmona Yamila, B. Oliveros Liliana and S. Giménez Maria

 2 Hypothyroidism After Hemithyroidectomy: Incidence, Risk Factors, Natural History and Mangement 35 Jandee Lee and Woong Youn Chung

 3 Hypothyroidism and Obstructive Sleep Apnea 51 Suhaila E. Al-Jawder and Ahmed S. BaHammam

4 Differential Adaptations of the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis Between Food Restriction and Anorexia 67 P. de Gortari, E. Alvarez-Salas , M. Morales-Mulia and V. Alcántara-Alonso

 5 Hypothyroidism in Thalassemia 97 Kallistheni Farmaki

 6 Thyroid Disorders and Brain Natriuretic Peptide 111 Hamiyet Yılmaz, Barış Pamuk, Derun Taner Ertugrul and Erdem Yaşar

 7 Hypothyroidism, Oxidative Stress and Reproduction 117 Antonio Mancini, Elena Giacchi, Sebastiano Raimondo, Chantal Di Segni, Andrea Silvestrini and Elisabetta Meucci

 8 Neurological Complicatıons of Hypothyroidism 135 Hande Turker, Cuneyt Turker and Nilgun Cengiz

Part 2 Diagnose and Therapy .

 9 Causes of Hypothyroidism 151 Irena Kostic and Francesco Curcio

 10 The Role of Real-Time Thyroid Ultrasonography in the Assessment and Management of Patients with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis 167 Jack R. Wall and Bernard Champion

 11 Options of Replacement Therapy in Hypothyroidism 181 Valentine V. Fadeyev, Galina A. Melnichenko and Tatyana Morgunova

 12 Hypothyroidism and Radioiodine Therapy 203 Otakar Kraft

 13 Treatment Related Hypothyroidism, a Viewpoint from Cancer Therapy and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 227 Chao-Jung Tsao and Yin-Hsun Feng

Part 3 New View .

 14 A 3,3’-Diiodothyronine Sulfate Cross-Reactive Material (Compound W), a Potential Marker for Fetal Hypothyroidism 241 Sing-Yung Wu and William L. Green

 15 Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Regulation and Transcription in Hypothyroidism 255 Koreaki Sugimoto and Kouki Mori

 16 Thyroid Hormones and Motoneurons Development 277 Farzaneh Ganji

 17 The Clinical Spectrum of Thyrotropin Receptor Gene (TSHR) Mutations 295 Yardena Tenenbaum-Rakover

 18 Structure and Function of the Circulatory System in Hypothyroid Patients 313 Jacek Drobnik

 19 Spirometry in Patients with Clinical and Subclinical Hypothyroidism 329 Gulfidan Cakmak

 20 Cognitive Function in Elderly with Subclinical Hypothyroidism 335 Lilia Cárdenas-Ibarra, Jesús Zacarías Villarreal-Pérez and Abraham Antonio Vázquez-García

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