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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier


AACE/AME Task Force on Thyroid Nodules. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and Associazione Medici Endocrinologi medical guidelines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules.  Endocr Pract  2006; 12:63-102.Guidelines for the treatment and management of thyroid nodules

Alexander EK, Hurwitz S, Heering JP, et al: Natural history of benign solid and cystic thyroid nodules.  Ann Intern Med  2003; 138:315-318.Retrospective series demonstrating that changes in the size of identified thyroid nodules do not reliably predict malignancy

Caturegli P, Kimura H, Rocchi R, et al: Autoimmune thyroid diseases.  Curr Opin Rheumatol  2007; 19:44-48.Review of recent advances in the pathophysiology of autoimmune thyroid disease

Escobar-Morreale HF, Botella-Carretero JI, Escobar del Rey F, et al: Treatment of hypothyroidism with combinations of levothyroxine plus liothyronine.  J Clin Endocrinol Metab  2005; 90:4946-4954.Systematic review of randomized controlled trials evaluating impact of combination treatments incorporating variable fractions of thyroxine and liothyronine

Imaizumi M, Akahoshi M, Ichimaru S, et al: Risk for ischemic heart disease and all-cause mortality in subclinical hypothyroidism.  J Clin Endocrinol Metab  2004; 89:3365-3370.Cross-sectional analysis identifying an association between mild hypothyroidism and coronary artery disease

Kinder BK: Well differentiated thyroid cancer.  Curr Opin Oncol  2003; 15:71-77.Overview of standard and experimental therapies

O’Neill JP, O’Neill B, Condron C, et al: Anaplastic (undifferentiated) thyroid cancer: Improved insight and therapeutic strategy into a highly aggressive disease.  J Laryngol Otol  2005; 119:585-591.Review detailing the limitations of available treatment options

Pearce EN: Diagnosis and management of thyrotoxicosis.  BMJ  2006; 332:1369-1373.Clinical review

Peeters RP, Wouters PJ, Kaptein E, et al: Reduced activation and increased inactivation of thyroid hormone in tissues of critically ill patients.  J Clin Endocrinol Metab  2003; 88:3202-3211.Study documenting changes in thyroid hormone levels and deiodinase expression in severe nonthyroidal illness

Wartofsky L: Myxedema coma.  Endodrinol Metab Clin North Am  2006; 35:687-698.Comprehensive review

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