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

September Thyroid Awareness

Volume 8 Issue 9

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THYROID CANCER Radioactive iodine doses exceeding 100 mCi increase the risk for developing leukemia
Seo GH et al. Increased risk of leukemia after radioactive iodine therapy in patients with thyroid cancer: a nationwide, population-based study in Korea. Thyroid. July 2, 2015 [Epub ahead of print].
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THYROID CANCER Radioactive iodine therapy for thyroid cancer increases salivary gland cancer in patients younger than age 25
Marti JL et al. Increased risk of second primary malignancy in pediatric and young adult patients treated with radioactive iodine for differentiated thyroid cancer. Thyroid 2015;25:681-7. Epub May 6, 2015.
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THYROID SURGERY Ambulatory thyroid surgery
Orosco RK. Ambulatory thyroidectomy: a multistate study of revisits and complications. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. March 31, 2015. pii: 0194599815577603 [Epub ahead of print].
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GRAVES’ DISEASE Rituximab is better than corticosteroids for active Graves’ orbitopathy
Salvi M et al. Efficacy of B-cell targeted therapy with rituximab in patients with active moderate to severe Graves’ orbitopathy: a randomized controlled study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015;100(2):422-31. Epub December 15, 2014.
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GRAVES’ DISEASE Double vision is not related with overall inflammation in Graves’ orbitopathy
Laurberg P et al. Double vision is a major manifestation in moderate to severe Graves’ orbitopathy, but it correlates negatively with inflammatory signs and proptosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. February 13, 2015 [Epub ahead of print].
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