Risk for Iodine Deficiency and Hypothyroidism High in Children on Parenteral Nutrition
There was no patient identified with clinical goiter, and none of the children screened for autoimmune thyroiditis had positive test results.
Patients with higher levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone were more likely to experience atrial tachyarrhythmia after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.
There are 14 states that perform a routine second screening in infants at approximately 2 weeks of age.
Choice between total thyroidectomy or lobectomy has little effect on risk for thyroid cancer mortality.