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 9
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 9 (PDF file, 1.27 MB)
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Web Format
HYPOTHYROIDISM Does the treatment choice between antithyroid drugs and radioactive iodine in hyperthyroid patients affect the risk of death?
GOITER Metformin prevents goiter in patients with type 2 diabetes
GRAVES’ DISEASE Early treatment of hypothyroidism after radioactive iodine therapy for Graves’ disease prevents Graves’ ophthalmopathy
THYROID CANCER Percutaneous laser ablation is effective therapy for recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer in lymph nodes
THYROID HORMONES Both age and sex affects the relationship between blood levels of T4 and TSH