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Archives for October, 2007

TSH receptor antibodies: risk of recurrence and orbitopathy

TOPIC: Graves-orbitopathy Title: Patients with severe Graves- ophthalmopathy have a higher risk of relapsing hyperthyroidism and are unlikely to remain in remission. Authors: Ecktsein AK, Lax H, Losch C, Glowacka D, Plicht M, Mann K, Esser J & Morgenthaler NG. Reference: Clinical Endocrinology 67: 607-612, 2007 Summary Background Graves- hyperthyroidism and orbitopathy (GO) are frequently […]

FNA in medullary thyroid carcinoma

TOPIC: Hormone determinations in wash-out fluid from FNA Title: Calcitonin measurement in wash-out fluid from fine needle aspiration of neck masses in patients with primary and metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma. Authors: Boi F, Maurelli I, Pinna G, Atzeni F, Piga M, Lai ML, & Mariotti S. Reference: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 92: 2115-2118, […]