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 5 Issue 10
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Brain development in pre-term infants born of mothers with hypothyroidism
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Maternal hypothyroidism during pregnancy is not associated with severe brain abnormalities in the baby if treated with thyroid hormone prior to the third trimester
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Higher risk of birth defects in women treated with methimazole vs. propylthiouracil during pregnancy
AUTOIMMUNE THYROID DISEASE Several forms of kidney disease may be associated with autoimmune thyroid disease
THYROID CANCER Use of thyroid hormone withdrawal before radioactive iodine whole body scans for metastatic thyroid cancer is superior to recombinant TSH in detecting tumor sites
ATA ALLIANCE FOR THYROID PATIENT EDUCATION