Complication rates are low following surgery for pediatric thyroid disease at a high-volume center.
Investigators examined a link between maternal iodine status during pregnancy and child IQ and sought to determine vulnerable time frames of exposure to suboptimal iodine availability.
Radiofrequency ablation is safe and may have a long-lasting effect in patients with benign thyroid nodules.
Low-dose rituximab combined with a short course of intravenous methylprednisolone is an effective and safe alternative to high-dose steroids in thyroid eye disease.
Early and intensive treatment for hyperthyroidism in Graves disease is associated with improvements in cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality, regardless of treatment method used.
Compared with medical management alone, total thyroidectomy significantly improved the health of euthyroid patients with Hashimoto disease.
In patients with thyroid cancer, active surveillance has been controversial because surgery is the standard of care.
A patient with no thyroid-related symptoms presents with an abnormal thyroid function test.
A higher body mass index was associated with increased deiodinase activity, which in turn was associated with higher levels of glucose during pregnancy.
Tirosint-SOL (levothyroxine sodium oral solution) has been made available by IBSA Pharma for the treatment of hypothyroidism and pituitary thyrotropin suppression.
Serum iodine levels appear to be associated with urinary iodine concentrations and thyroid function in pregnant women.