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 6 Issue 4
Now available in pdf format for saving and printing and Web page format for viewing online
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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients Volume 6 Issue 4 (PDF file, 1.26 MB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
HYPOTHYROIDISM Generic and branded levothyroxine preparations are not the same in children with congenital hypothyroidism
THYROID FUNCTION TESTS Is serum TSH the best measure for levothyroxine treatment in hypothyroid patients?
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Maternal thyroid function during pregnancy may influence infant birth weight
THYROIDITIS Treatment of subacute (viral) thyroiditis with low dose corticosteroids
GRAVES’ DISEASE A survey of management of uncomplicated Graves’ disease shows a change in treatment practices
THYROID CANCER Prevalence of thyroid cancer in nodular goiter