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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients

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

Volume 6 Issue 4

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Editor’s Comments

LEVOXYL Alert

HYPOTHYROIDISM Generic and branded levothyroxine preparations are not the same in children with congenital hypothyroidism
Carswell JM et al. Generic and brand-name L-thyroxine are not bioequivalent for children with severe congenital hypothyroidism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. December 21, 2012.
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THYROID FUNCTION TESTS Is serum TSH the best measure for levothyroxine treatment in hypothyroid patients?
Hoermann R et al. Is pituitary thyrotropin an adequate measure of thyroid hormone-controlled homeostasis during thyroxine treatment? Eur J Endocrinol. November 26, 2012 [Epub ahead of print].
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Maternal thyroid function during pregnancy may influence infant birth weight
Medici M et al. Maternal thyroid hormone parameters during early pregnancy and birth weight: the Generation R Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013;98:59-66. Epub November 12, 2012; doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-2420.
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THYROIDITIS Treatment of subacute (viral) thyroiditis with low dose corticosteroids
Kubota S et al. Initial treatment with 15 mg of prednisolone daily is sufficient for most patients with subacute thyroiditis in Japan. Thyroid. December 10, 2012 [Epub ahead of print].
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GRAVES’ DISEASE A survey of management of uncomplicated Graves’ disease shows a change in treatment practices
Burch HB et al. A 2011 survey of clinical practice patterns in the management of Graves’ disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97:4549-58. Epub October 5, 2012; doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-2802.
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THYROID CANCER Prevalence of thyroid cancer in nodular goiter
Brito JP et al. Prevalence of thyroid cancer in multi- nodular goiter vs. single nodule: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Thyroid. October 15, 2012 [Epub ahead of print].
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ATA ALLIANCE FOR THYROID PATIENT EDUCATION