Childhood Atom Bomb Survivors had no effect radiation effects on thyroid function or autoimmunity 60-70 years later. Misa Imaizumi et al JCEM (102) 7 July 1 2017 p.2516-2524More info
Over-treatment of Papillary thyroid cancer PTC when it is multifocal? Yes, If they want to treat you more aggressively because of multiple areas of papillary cancer, say no and get a second outside opinion. F. Wang et al JCEM June 6 2017...More info
Why the Referrals to high Volume Surgeons just does not happen for the thyroid cancer elderly REFERRAL OF OLDER THYROID CANCER PATIENTS TO A HIGH-VOLUME SURGEON: RESULTS OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PHYSICIAN SURVEY Maria Papaleontiou, et al Endocrine...More info
Higher Free T3 in Males Strich D et al Endo. Practice (23) July 7 2017 803-807 Major findings include higher FT3 in males except very young and very old. It is key to not treat elderly males with lower Free T3 with thyroid hormone as it will...More info
Thyroid Surgery Complications 101: What can go Wrong? Everyone needs to know all that could happen to them if they think thyroid surgery is a minor procedure. A harmless micro-cancer needs the same hospitalization and recovery as any major...More info
Thyroid Cancer in Pregnancy 101: What happens to the cancer in pregnancy without surgery until after delivery.
Thyroid Cancer in Pregnancy 101: What happens to the cancer in pregnancy without surgery until after delivery. Thyroid. 2017 Jun;27(6):773-777. Oh HS et al Serial Neck Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Changes in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma During...More info
Thyroid Ethanol Ablation 101: Safer Alternative treatment options than surgery for thyroglassal duct cysts
“Thyroid Ethanol Ablation 101: Safer alternative treatment options than surgery for thyroglassal duct cysts TGD with ethanol ablation but has higher recurrence rate than surgery but low number and severity of complication.Costs 1/3 less...More info
Thyroid RFA 101: Critical Appraisal of RFA for thyroid nodules. A review in a 2017 endocrine journal stating RFA is good for medium nodules but require multiple sessions with larger ones. Ethanol ablation is the treatment of choice for cystic...More info
Thyroid Ethanol Ablation PEI 101: Can it Work in Solid as well as cystic nodules? The answer is a partial yes, but Radiofrequency ablation RFA is better a better way to go. International Journal of Endocrinology Volume 2015 (2015), 6 pages...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis has a favorable prognostic impact on papillary thyroid cancer.
Thyroid Cancer 101: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis has a favorable prognostic impact on papillary thyroid cancer Endocr Relat Cancer. 2017 Jul 10. Marotta V1 et al Hashimoto’s thyroiditis predicts outcome in intrathyroidal papillary thyroid...More info
Thyroid Cancer Ethanol Ablation 101: PEI comes of age for more than just thyroid cysts. Thyroidologist Ian Hay from Mayo clinic presented data on the ability of ethanol to ablate small micro-papillary thyroid cancers that would have had surgery...More info
Thyroid RFA 101: The Moving Shot Technique MST vs the Fixed Electrode Technique FET. MST Has Better Results
Thyroid RFA 101: The Moving Shot Technique MST vs the Fixed Electrode Technique FET. MST Has Better Results Korean J Radiol. 2014 Nov-Dec;15(6):836-843. English.Eun Ju Ha, MD,1,2 Jung Hwan Baek, MD, et al ObjectiveTo compare the ablation...More info