Clinical Thyroidology for the Public summarizes selected research studies discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, an official publication of the American Thyroid Association.
Editor-in-chief, Alan Farwell, MD
Volume 7 Issue 7
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HYPER- AND HYPOTHYROIDISM Thyroid dysfunction and risk of death and cardiovascular events
Selmer C et al. Subclinical and overt thyroid dysfunction and risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events: a large population study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. March 21, 2014 [Epub ahead of print].
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HYPERTHYROIDISM Thyroid tests on newborns within the 1st 5 days will detect neonatal hyperthyroidism
Levy-Shraga Y et al Follow-up of newborns of mothers with Graves’ disease. Thyroid . March 17, 2014
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THYROID NODULES Shear wave elastography will differentiate benign from cancerous thyroid nodules
Zhang B et al. Shear wave elastography for differentiation of benign and malignant thyroid nodules: a meta-analysis. J Ultrasound Med 2013;32:2163-9.
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THYROID CANCER Patients with Graves’ disease have a higher incidence of tall-cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma
Boutzios G et al. Higher incidence of tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma in Graves’ disease. Thyroid 2014;24:347-54. Epub September 11, 2013; doi:10.1089/thy.2013.0133.
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THYROID CANCER Tall-Cell Variant of papillary microcarcinoma is more aggressive than the classic type
Bernstein J et al. Tall cell variant of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: clinicopathologic features with BRAFV600E mutational analysis. Thyroid 2013;23:1525-31. Epub September 3, 2013.
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