Clinical Thyroidology for the Public summarizes selected research studies discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, an official publication of the American Thyroid Association.
Editor-in-chief, Alan Farwell, MD
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HYPERTHYROIDISM Subclinical hyperthyroidism reduces survival in patients under age 65 years
van de Ven AC et al. Associations between thyroid function and mortality: the influence of age. Eur J Endocrinol 2014;171:183-91. Epub May 6, 2014.
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HYPERTHYROIDISM The time lag between initiation of amiodarone treatment and first evidence of thyrotoxicosis is a useful indicator for identifying the type of amiodarone–induced thyrotoxicosis
Tomisti L et al. The onset time of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) depends on AIT type. Eur J Endocrinol 2014; 171:363-8. Epub June 16, 2014.
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THYROID CANCER Cold climate is a risk factor for thyroid cancer
Lehrer S, Rosenzweig KE. Cold Climate Is a Risk Factor for Thyroid Cancer. Clin Thyroidol 2014;26:273–276.
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THYROID CANCER Presence of gene mutations in patients with papillary thyroid cancer are associated with more aggressive cancer
Xing M et al. BRAF V600E and TERT Promoter Mutations Cooperatively Identify the Most Aggressive Papillary Thyroid Cancer With Highest Recurrence. J Clin Oncol. July 14, 2014 [Epub ahead of print].
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IODINE DEFICIENCY Patients on long-term parenteral nutrition are at risk for iodine deficiency and hypothyroidism
Guidetti M et al. Iodine nutrition in adults on long-term home parenteral nutrition. Nutrition 2014;30(9):1050-4. Epub April 3, 2014.
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