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 8
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THYROID AND PREGNANCY Subclinical hypothyroidism may be a risk factor for high blood pressure problems during pregnancy
THYROID CANCER Radioactive iodine therapy does not increase survival in patients with low risk thyroid cancer
THYROID CANCER Stimulated thyroglobulin tests 5 years after initial treatment detect thyroid cancer recurrence in otherwise low risk patients
THYROID NODULES Use of molecular markers on thyroid biopsy specimens to diagnose thyroid cancer
Keutgen XM, et al. A panel of four microRNAs accurately differentiates malignant from benign indeterminate thyroid lesions on fine needle aspiration. Clin Cancer Res. February 20, 2012
THYROID HORMONE ACTION Patients with two abnormal copies of the thyroid hormone receptor gene have more severe symptoms of thyroid hormone resistance
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