Clinical Thyroidology for Patients, edited by Dr. Alan Farwell, is a collection of summaries of recently published articles from the medical literature that covers the broad spectrum of thyroid disorders.
Starting with the May 2009 issue, Clinical Thyroidology for Patients will be published on a monthly basis and include summaries of research studies that were discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, a publication of the American Thyroid Association for physicians. Dr. Hershman is the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Thyroidology.
Volume 5 Issue 11
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Using age-specific upper limit for normal TSH slightly reduces the incidence of subclinical hypothyroidism in the elderly
HYPOTHYROIDISM Treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism and the effect on chronic kidney disease
THYROID NODULES Molecular analysis of thyroid nodule biopsies may be helpful to determine whether an indeterminate nodule is benign
THYROID CANCER It takes only one month for urinary iodine to return to its baseline value after the use of iodinated contrast agents in patients who have undergone thyroidectomy
THYROID CANCER PET scans are superior to radioactive iodine whole-body scanning in localizing recurrent or persistent thyroid carcinoma
ATA ALLIANCE FOR THYROID PATIENT EDUCATION