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 6 Issue 1
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Weight gained after quitting smoking may be caused by onset of hypothyroidism
THYROID CANCER Smoking and alcohol consumption in relation to risk of thyroid cancer in post-menopausal women
HYPOTHYROIDISM Valproic acid therapy causes subclinical hypothyroidism in children with seizure disorders
THYROID NODULES Microcalcifications and intranodular macrocalcifications are often found on preoperative ultrasounds of papillary thyroid carcinoma
THYROID CANCER Bilateral central-node dissection with total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer often results in permanent hypoparathyroidism