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.
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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients Volume 6 Issue 12 (PDF file, 445 KB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
THYROID AND THE ENVIRONMENT High environmental exposure to perchlorate and thiocyanate, in combination with low urinary iodine, is associated with decreased thyroid hormone levels.
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Iodine use does not affect the small changes in free thyroxine (FT4) levels during late pregnancy
THYROID NODULES Do benign thyroid nodules require long-term follow-up?
THYROID CANCER BRAF mutation is not an independent predictor of spread of thyroid cancer to the lymph nodes the classical variant of papillary thyroid cancer
THYROID CANCER Patients with thyroid cancer and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis have a better prognosis than those without thyroiditis