Advanced Publications and Resources
Below are texts, articles, and studies relating to the discovery, care, and treatment of various thyroid and parathyroid conditions. They are written for a physician audience but you may find these helpful in your own treatment course. Please contact your physician or the Mass. Eye and Ear division of Thyroid surgery for more information for questions and concerns.
For students and physicians: Effectively diagnose benign and malignant thyroid and parathyroid diseases, implement the latest cutting-edge techniques, and achieve optimal patient outcomes. "Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands: second edition" by Gregory W. Randolph, M.D., FACS, is a comprehensive text encompassing the most up-to-date, state-of- the-art knowledge presented by world-renowned authorities in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, providing the detailed guidance needed to produce the best results.
Intraoperative Electrophysiologic Monitoring of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve During Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Monitoring Protocol with Collaborative Experience in Over 3000 Cases (please note, this paper has been submitted for publication)
The Prognostic Significance of Nodal Metastases from Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Can Be Stratified Based on the Size and Number of Metastatic Lymph Nodes, as Well as the Presence of Extranodal Extension