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 10 Issue 5
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY American Thyroid Association task force updates treatment guidelines for the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and the postpartum
Alexander, Pearce, et al., 2017 Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease during Pregnancy and the Postpartum. Thyroid. DOI: 10.1089/thy.2016.0457
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Subclinical hypothyroidism and pregnancy outcomes
Maraka S et al, Thyroid hormone treatment among pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism: US national assessment. BMJ 2017;356:i6865.
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THYROID CANCER Pregnancy does not affect progression of thyroid cancer
Rakhlin L et al Response to therapy status is an excellent predictor of pregnancy-associated structural disease progression in patients previously treated for differentiated thyroid cancer. Thyroid. January 19, 2017 [Epub ahead of print].
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GRAVES’ DISEASE The “GREAT” score, a clinical tool that predicts the success of antithyroid drug therapy for Graves’ disease
Struja T et al, External validation of the GREAT score to predict relapse risk in Graves’ disease: results from a multicenter, retrospective study with 741 patients. Eur J Endocrinol. 2017;176:413-9.
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HYPERTHYROIDISM Radioactive iodine therapy has the most favorable profile for the treatment of Graves’ disease at the Mayo Clinic
Sundaresh V et al. Comparative effectiveness of treatment choices for Graves’ hyperthyroidism—a historical cohort study. Thyroid. Apr 2017, 27(4): 497-505.
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THYROID CANCER Treatment with surgery, external-beam radiation, and chemotherapy improves survival for selected patients with anaplastic thyroid cancer
Rao SN et al. Patterns of treatment failure in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid. January 9, 2017 [Epub ahead of print].
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