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 3
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 3 (PDF file, 1.15 MB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
HYPOTHYROIDISM Untreated subclinical hypothyroidism may not increase the risk of developing heart disease in the elderly
THYROID NODULES Should thyroid scans still be used in investigating thyroid nodules?
THYROID NODULES The Bethesda classification for thyroid biopsies is effective for clinical management of thyroid nodules
HYPOTHYROIDISM Patients undergoing a surgical lobectomy require long-term follow-up to detect postoperative hypothyroidism
THYROID SURGERY A single PTH measurement on the first postoperative day predicts the need for calcium supplementation following thyroid surgery