Chapter 55: The Thyroid Gland



This document includes surgeon-reported outcomes for thyroid and parathyroid surgery in the UK.



The American Thyroid Association creates and updates a variety of useful guidelines on the management of all aspects of thyroid disease that are worth considering in your reading.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1530891X20406998?via%3Dihub/ (paid)

This combined US and European document outlines an approach to the management of thyroid nodules.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4739132/ (free)

The American Thyroid Association Guidelines for the management of thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cen.12515/ (free)

This is the soon-to-be updated UK guidance on the management of thyroid cancer.

https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/thy.2020.0944?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%20%200pubmed/ (free)

The 2021 US guidance on the management of anaplastic thyroid cancer.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4490627/ (free)

The 2015 US guidance on the management of medullary thyroid cancer.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5248547/ (free)

This document provides guidance on preoperative imaging of the thyroid prior to cancer surgery.

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