Clinical Thyroidology for the Public Volume 9 Issue 4

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. Editor-in-chief, Alan Farwell, MD, FACE

Volume 9 Issue 4

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Volume 9 Issue 4

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IODINE DEFICIENCY Thyroglobulin blood testing in adults can be used as a population measure of adequate iodine nutrition
Feei Ma Z et al. Iodine supplementation of mildly iodine deficient adults lowers thyroglobulin: a randomized controlled trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Feb 18:jc20153591. [Epub ahead of print]
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THYROID CANCER Falling levels of thyroglobulin antibody after treatment for thyroid cancer predicts no recurrence
Rosario PW. et al Comparison of antithyroglobulin antibodies concentrations before and after ablation with 131I as predictor of structural disease in differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients with undetectable basal thyroglobulin and negative neck ultrasonography. Thyroid. February 2, 2016 [Epub ahead of print].
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THYROID NODULES Ultrasound imaging of thyroid nodules detected on PET-CT scan
Beech P et al. Ultrasound stratification of the FDG-avid thyroid nodule. Clin Radiol 2016;71:164-9. Epub December 10, 2015.
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THYROID SURGERY Extension of the thyroid into the upper chest
Moten AS et al. Demographics, disparities, and outcomes in substernal goiters in the United States. Am J Surg. January 6, 2016 [Epub ahead of print].
Nankee L et al. Substernal goiter: when is a sternotomy required? J Surg Res 2015;199:121-5. Epub April 18, 2015.
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SUBCLINICAL THYROID DISEASE Does subclinical thyroid disease increase the risk for blood clots?
Segna D et al. Association between thyroid dysfunction and venous thromboembolism in the elderly: a prospective cohort study. J Thromb Haemost. January 27, 2016 [Epub ahead of print].
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