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
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HYPERTHYROIDISM Prolonged therapy with antithyroid medication leads to a 50% remission rate for Graves’ Disease in children
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Postpartum psychosis is more prevalent in women with autoimmune thyroid disease
THYROID AND PREGNANCY Subclinical hypothyroidism during pregnancy and baby IQ scores
GOITER Treatment of goiter and nodules is successful with levothyroxine plus iodine
THYROID AND THE HEART Can we measure early changes in heart function in thyroid cancer patients taking high dose of thyroid replacement?
THYROID CANCER Use of radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer has increased and varies among hospitals