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.
Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors have a 73 percent higher risk of endocrine diseases.
The association between maternal thyroid function in early pregnancy and child neurodevelopment was examined.
Divergent recommendations in guidelines from the USPSTF and the ATA/AACE contribute to the controversy surrounding whether to test and treat for subclinical hypothyroidism.
Investigators reviewed cases of patients with multiple sclerosis treated with alemtuzumab to determine the type and frequency of thyroid dysfunction.
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.
The role of low-dose levothyroxine to increase β-oxidation of fatty acids and decreases intrahepatic lipids in patients with type 2 diabetes was examined.
Postoperative Radioactive Iodine Ablation Effective in Reducing Disease Recurrence in Low-Risk Thyroid CancerJune 20, 2018
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.
Investigators sought to assess the link between treatment for thyroid cancer and subsequent cardiac and vascular complications.
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.
Investigators assed the 2017 American College of Radiology Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System for categorizing malignancy in children with thyroid nodules.
In an orthotopic anaplastic thyroid cancer model, hypofractionated radiotherapy is superior to conventionally fractionated radiotherapy.
This study sought to further examine the association between migraine and subclinical hypothyroidism.
Investigators examined whether short-term treatment with an angiotensin II receptor blocker and/or vitamin D3 reduced PTH levels.
Investigators sought to determine whether smoking effects serum TSH levels in a healthy population.
Findings do not support a role for subclinical thyroid dysfunction as a biomarker for bone-related outcomes in older men.
Study data showed 57% of evaluable patients (N=23) had a partial response and 4% achieved a complete response. Among the 14 responders, 64% did not have significant tumor growths for ≥6 months.
Study is the first to reveal a higher prevalence of iodine deficiency and hypothyroidism in children receiving chronic parenteral nutrition.
Destructive thyroiditis was a frequently observed endocrine immune-related adverse event induced by nivolumab treatment and was significantly associated with the existence of anti-thyroglobulin antibodies and/or anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies prior to treatment.
Researchers designed a cohort study to examine whether serum thyroid hormone levels within the reference range are predictive factors for developing metabolic syndrome in adults.
Shear wave elastography can be a useful tool in the preliminary diagnostics of parathyroid adenomas.
Treating Moderate to Severe Graves' Orbitopathy: Methylprednisolone Alone vs Combined With MycophenolateMarch 14, 2018
This study is the first to investigate the efficacy and safety of add-on mycophenolate to methylprednisolone for moderate to severe Graves' orbitopathy.
Levothyroxine treatment did not appear to improve pregnancy outcomes in women with thyroid autoantibodies undergoing in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
Antithyroid drug exposure during the first trimester was associated with an increased risk for congenital malformations.
Study assessed the effect of denosumab on bone mineral density and incident fractures in older adults with primary hyperparathyroidism who could not undergo or refused surgery.
Study raises the question of whether treatment with thyroid hormone replacement for individuals with TSH levels >2.5 mIU/L may be an economical first step in treating unexplained infertility.
Study showed that parathyroid hormone was a significant predictor of lumbar spine bone mineral density Z-score for pseudohypoparathyroidism 1B patients.
First trimester exposure to anytithyroid drugs was associated with a greater risk of congenital malformations, especially for pregnant women who were given prescriptions for methimazole or both methimazole and propylthiouracil.
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