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Archives for February, 2007

Trends in thyroid carcinoma in Italy

Topic: THYROID CANCER Title: Trend in thyroid carcinoma size, age at diagnosis, and histology in a retrospective study of 500 cases diagnosed over 20 years. Authors: Trimboli P, Graziano FM, Marzullo A, Ruggieri M, Calvanese A, Piccirilli F, Cavaliere R, Fumarola A, D-Armiento M. Reference: Thyroid 16: 1151-1155, 2006 Summary Background Recently, several reports have […]

Long-term TSH suppression in Graves- hyperthyroidism

Topic: GRAVES- HYPERTHYROIDISM Title: Continued suppression of serum TSH level may be attributed to TSH receptor antibody activity as well as the severity of thyrotoxicosis and the time to recovery of thyroid hormone in treated euthyroid Graves- patients. Authors: Chung YJ, Lee BW, Kim J-Y, Jung JH, Min Y-K, Lee M-S, Lee M-K, Kim K-W, […]

Smoking is bad for your eyes

Topic: GRAVES- ORBITOPATHY Title: Smoking and thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy: a novel explanation of the biological link. Authors: Cawood TJ, Moriarty P, O- Farrelly C, & O-Shea D. Reference: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 92: 59-64, 2007 Summary Background Cigarette smoking is the most important risk factor associated with the occurrence and/or progression of Graves- orbitopathy […]

Is thyroid malignancy more frequent in solitary nodules?

Topic: NODULES & CANCER Title: Prevalence and distribution of carcinoma in patients with solitary and multiple thyroid nodules on sonography. Authors: Frates MC, Benson CB, Doubilet PM, Kunreuther E, Contreras M, Cibas ES, Orcutt J, Moore FD Jr, Larsen PR, Marqusee E, Alexander EK. Reference: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 91: 3411-3417, 2006 Summary […]