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, FACE
Volume 10 Issue 4
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Risk factors for death in patients with myxedema coma
Ono Y et al. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of myxedema coma: Analysis of a national inpatient database in Japan. Journal of Epidemiology; January 5, 2017.
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HYPERTHYROIDISM How much does prolonged incomplete treatment of hyperthyroidism contribute to the long-term risk of heart events?
Dekkers OM et al. Acute cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in patients with hyperthyroidism: population-based cohort study. Eur J Endocrinol. October 3, 2016 [Epub ahead of print].
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Thyroid-related changes during pregnancy
Vannucchi G et al Thyroid volume and serum calcitonin changes during pregnancy. J Endocrinol Invest. 2017 Feb 22. doi: 10.1007/s40618-017-0622-1. [Epub ahead of print]
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THYROID CANCER Lymph node evaluation with ultrasound prior to surgery is a valuable tool in surgical planning for thyroid cancer
Kocharyan D et al. The relevance of preoperative ultrasound cervical mapping in patients with thyroid cancer. Can J Surg 2016;59:113-7.
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THYROID CANCER Diffuse sclerosing variant of papillary thyroid cancer is aggressive and may have a poor outcome
Chereau N et al. Diffuse sclerosing variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma is associated with aggressive histopathological features and a poor outcome: results of a large multicentric study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016;101:4603- 10. Epub September 14, 2016.
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THYROID CANCER How often is medullary thyroid cancer found in both thyroid lobes in people without hereditary medullary thyroid cancer?
Essig GF Jr, et al. Multifocality in sporadic medullary thyroid carcinoma: an international multicenter study. Thyroid. October 11, 2016 [Epub ahead of print].
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