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
Volume 5 Issue 7
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SUMMARY Thyroid Shielding During Diagnostic Medical and Dental X-Ray Procedures
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Should there be universal screening for detection of thyroid disease in pregnancy?
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Testing for hypothyroidism during pregnancy
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Brain development may be entirely normal in children born to women with hypothyroidism who are treated during pregnancy
HYPERTHYROIDISM Increased risk of hyperthyroidism within 2 years after exposure to intravenous contrast dye
THYROID CANCER Microscopic extension of thyroid cancer does not change the risk of cancer recurrence
THYROID CANCER Successful low dose radioactive iodine therapy in papillary microcarcinoma
ATA ALLIANCE FOR THYROID PATIENT EDUCATION
SPOTLIGHT ON Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation Becoming “Greater Than Graves'”