Women with elevated body mass index and hypertension are more likely to have subclinical hypothyroidism and may benefit from regular screening.
Sex, preoperative hormone levels, and weight of the remaining thyroid gland may predict likelihood of hypothyroidism after hemithyroidectomy.
Blood iodine concentrations in newborns do not vary for infants with or without congenital hypothyroidism, although they are higher in cases versus controls in the NICU.
Subclinical hypothyroidism was found to be common in asymptomatic women with a history of recurrent miscarriage or subfertility.
Several factors may predict normal thyroid function after radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism, including older age and larger volume of thyroid gland.
A lifestyle intervention utilizing broad dietary recommendations may improve fatigue and sleep scores in children with subclinical hypothyroidism.
Low thyroid function is associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and predicted all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in this population.
Current clinical management may contribute to overdiagnosis and overtreatment of subclinical hypothyroidism during pregnancy and postpartum.
Elevated levels of thyrotropin in patients with a history of chronic heart or renal failure may not always indicate thyroid disease.
Severe depression is associated with higher thyrotropin levels, according to results of a historical cohort study conducted at the University of Utah.
A trial of combination therapy with LT4 and LT3 may be used for patients with hypothyroidism who have not benefited from LT4 alone.