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
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Should patients with no functional thyroid gland be treated with both thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3)?
HYPOTHYROIDISM Subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with impaired blood flow into the heart muscle
THYROID SURGERY Postoperative hypocalcemia is associated with preoperative Vitamin D deficiency
THYROID NODULES Success rate of repeat biopsy of thyroid nodules may not necessarily be improved by waiting three months from the initial biopsy
THYROID CANCER Prophylactic central lymph node dissection in patients with papillary thyroid cancer reduces the need for reoperation for cancer recurrence
ANAPLASTIC THYROID CANCER Outcome of anaplastic thyroid cancer can be improved in some patients by using complete surgery and high-dose radiotherapy