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Subclinical Hypothyroidism: Controversies in Testing and Treatment

Subclinical Hypothyroidism: Controversies in Testing and Treatment

Divergent recommendations in guidelines from the USPSTF and the ATA/AACE contribute to the controversy surrounding whether to test and treat for subclinical hypothyroidism.

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Hypothyroidism Predicts Atrial Tachyarrhythmia After AF Catheter Ablation

Hypothyroidism Predicts Atrial Tachyarrhythmia After AF Catheter Ablation

Patients with higher levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone were more likely to experience atrial tachyarrhythmia after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Two-Screen Program More Effective for Identifying Congenital Hypothyroidism

Two-Screen Program More Effective for Identifying Congenital Hypothyroidism

There are 14 states that perform a routine second screening in infants at approximately 2 weeks of age.

Overtreatment of Thyroid Cancers Seems Common

Overtreatment of Thyroid Cancers Seems Common

Choice between total thyroidectomy or lobectomy has little effect on risk for thyroid cancer mortality.

Low FT4 in Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced IQ in Offspring

Low FT4 in Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced IQ in Offspring

The association between maternal thyroid function in early pregnancy and child neurodevelopment was examined.

Treatment With Alemtuzumab May Frequently Induce Thyroid Dysfunction

Treatment With Alemtuzumab May Frequently Induce Thyroid Dysfunction

Investigators reviewed cases of patients with multiple sclerosis treated with alemtuzumab to determine the type and frequency of thyroid dysfunction.

Handheld, Wireless Ultrasound Device SONON 300L Now Available

Handheld, Wireless Ultrasound Device SONON 300L Now Available

The device is indicated for ultrasound echo imaging, measurement, and analysis of the human body for general clinical applications including musculoskeletal, vascular, small parts (breast, thyroid), and lung imaging.

Postoperative Radioactive Iodine Ablation Effective in Reducing Disease Recurrence in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Postoperative Radioactive Iodine Ablation Effective in Reducing Disease Recurrence in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Investigators reported outcomes of a randomized phase 3 trial that assessed the use of radioactive iodine following surgical resection in patients with low-risk thyroid cancer.

Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Investigators sought to assess the link between treatment for thyroid cancer and subsequent cardiac and vascular complications.

Case Shows Biotin Can Interfere With Multiple Endocrine Tests

Case Shows Biotin Can Interfere With Multiple Endocrine Tests

On laboratory tests, the authors identified an unusual endocrine hormonal profile, including pituitary hormones below reference intervals and gonadal and adrenal hormones above reference intervals.

ACR TI-RADS Effective in Categorizing Malignant Thyroid Nodules in Children

ACR TI-RADS Effective in Categorizing Malignant Thyroid Nodules in Children

Investigators assed the 2017 American College of Radiology Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System for categorizing malignancy in children with thyroid nodules.

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