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 7
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 7 (PDF file, 1.24 MB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
HYPOTHYROIDISM AND PREGNANCY Clinical care of women with hypothyroidism during their reproductive years requires awareness of the consequences by patients and clinicians
THYROID SURGERY Surgeon-performed laryngeal ultrasound can be used to screen for vocal-cord abnormalities before thyroid surgery
THYROID CANCER Is obesity a risk factor for thyroid cancer?
THYROID CANCER Is there a relationship between thyroid cancer and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis?
THYROID CANCER The risk of cancer increases when a thyroid nodule is larger then 2cm
THYROID CANCER The BRAF V600E gene mutation in papillary thyroid cancer is associated with more rapid cancer growth and a higher death rate