Thyroid Ablation Therapy with Radiofrequency Frequency RFA for Autonomous “HOt”Thyroid Nodules. Alternative to Surgery or Radiation? Yes Sung JY et al Thyroid 2015(1) Jan 25 112-7. 44 patients from 5 centers who refused...More info
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HIFU for Thyroid Nodules 101: Besides Being Totally Non-Invasive HIFU Rarely Causes The Patient to Need Lifetime Thyroid Hormone for Hypothyroidism.
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A Rare Complication following Thyroid Percutaneous Ethanol Injection: Plummer Adenoma. Cesareo R et al Case Rep Endocrinol. 2017; 2017: 1026139. Abstract Percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) is a technique used only for benign thyroid nodules...More info
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Survey of Thyroid Specialists by American Thyroid Association: Adverse Outcomes with Thyroid Hormone Extract THE Shrestha RT et al Endo Prac 23(5) May 2017 p.566 The adverse symptoms reported. Hyperthyroid 60%—-Hypothyroid...More info
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Thyroid Treatment 101: Time to Get Rid of Thyroid Extract: 19 th Century Treatment in the 21 st Century.
Thyroid Treatment 101: Time to Get Rid of Thyroid Extract THE: 19 th Century Treatment in the 21 st Century. Shrestha RT et al Endocrine Practice 23(5) May 2017 Adverse effects from Armour thyroid ( thyroid hormone extract)THE 174 reports...More info
Thyroid Disease 101: Seaweed soup is an Iodine Bomb On birthdays, many South Koreans eat seaweed soup in the morning. After giving birth, mothers eat this brownish translucent broth swimming with seaweed, believing the nutrients will boost...More info
Thyroiditis 101: Lithium Treatment for Bipolar Disease Physicians should be attentive to both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism when managing patients receiving lithium for bipolar disorder. Lithium Carbonate The patient can present with...More info
Autoimmune Thyroid Disease 101: Associated Uveitis Thyroid autoimmune Graves’ and Hashimoto’s patients can have associated intermediate uveitis and should have careful follow-up with regular systemic evaluation.More info
Thyroid Eye Disease TED: 101 New Drug Teprotumumab for Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy Terry J. Smith, M.D. et al N Engl J Med 2017; 376:1748-1761May 4, 2017 Background Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy, a condition commonly associated with...More info