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 5
Now available in pdf format for saving and printing and Web page format for viewing online
PDF Format for Saving and Printing
Clinical Thyroidology for Patients Volume 6 Issue 5 (PDF file, 1.22 MB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
HYPERTHYROIDISM Does high-normal thyroid function increase risk for atrial fibrillation?
HYPOTHYROIDISM Lower total T4 levels in the umbilical cord are associated with higher child brain developmental testing scores
THYROID SURGERY Robotic thyroidectomy costs more than standard cervical thyroidectomy
THYROID CANCER Life expectancy in thyroid cancer patients is reduced when age at initial treatment is greater than 45
THYROID CANCER Long-term salivary gland function in thyroid cancer survivors who received radioactive iodine