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 2
Now available in pdf format for saving and printing and Web page format for viewing online
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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients Volume 6 Issue 2 (PDF file, 1.15 MB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
THYROID DISEASE AND PREGNANCY Thyroid dysfunction and autoimmune thyroid disease may increase risk of gestational diabetes
HYPERTHYROIDISM Treatment of hyperthyroidism with larger doses of radioactive iodine produces a higher success rate
HYPERTHYROIDISM Lithium improves the effect of radioactive iodine treatment in patients with Graves’ disease or toxic nodular goiter
THYROID NODULES Thyroid nodule size larger than 4 cm does not increase the risk of false negative biopsy results or the risk of cancer
THYROID NODULES Analysis of molecular markers on indeterminate thyroid biopsies may reduce the need for thyroid surgery
THYROID NODULES Is there a cost-effective way of predicting post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia?