Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public

Volume 15

Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public summarizes selected research studies discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, an official publication of the American Thyroid Association®.

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In this issue Volume 15 Issue 1, the studies ask the following questions:

  • Can thyroid hormone levels predict outcomes in patient hospitalized with severe COVID infection?
  • Are either desiccated thyroid extract or combination therapy with L-T4 and L-T3 better than L-T4 alone in treating hypothyroidism?
  • What are the effects of biotin on thyroid levels?
  • Is the Bethesda system for classifying thyroid biopsies accurate in children with thyroid nodules?
  • Is core needle biopsy better than fine needle biopsy in evaluating thyroid nodules?
  • Does extrathyroidal extension in thyroid cancer increase the risk of cancer recurrence?

In this issue Volume 14 Issue 12, the studies ask the following questions:

  • Does iodine exposure in the mother lead to hypothyroidism in the baby?
  • How does a mother’s thyroid hormone level affect pregnancy?
  • What are the factors that lead to over-diagnosis of thyroid cancer?
  • What factors cause physicians to order thyroid ultrasounds?
  • Do thyroid problems lead to dementia?
  • What are the TSH targets for patients with thyroid cancer?

Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public Past Issues

2014 – 2021

2011 – 2013

2008 – 2010

Alan P. Farwell, MD, FACE
Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Medicine

Editorial Board
Jessie Block-Galaraza, MD, Albany, NY
Gary Bloom, New York, NY
Maria Brito, MF, New York, NY
Susana Ebner, MD, New York, NY
Alina Gavrila, MD, MMSC, Boston, MA
Melanie Goldfarb, MD, MS, FACS, FACE,
Santa Monica, CA
Shirin Haddady, MD, MPH, Boston, MA
Sun Lee, MD, Boston, MA
Joshua Klopper, MD, Denver, CO
Priya Mahajan, MD, Houston, TX
Maria Papaleontiou, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
Jason D. Prescott, MD PhD, New York, NY
Marjorie Safran, MD, Worcester, MA
Anna M. Sawka, MD, Toronto, ON, Canada
Phillip Segal, MD, Toronto, ON, Canada
Vibhavasu Sharma, MD, Albany, NY
Ebru Sulanc, MD , Detroit, MI
Whitney Woodmansee, MD, Gainesville, FL

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