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Decisions, Decisions: Controversies in Low-Risk DTC

decisions A study in a recent issue of Endocrine Reviews addresses the myriad controversies surrounding the treatment of low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer. While every facet of patient care has its own debates, education and more in-depth studies are key to finding common ground. Last August, a paper appeared in Endocrine Reviews aiming to address the controversies...
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Second Opinion

second opinion feature Should imaging be a routine procedure in diagnosing pediatric patients with congenital hypothyroidism? Two pediatric endocrinologists explain their opposing views on this topic to Endocrine News. In September of last year, during the 10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology in Washington, D.C., Johnny Deladoëy, MD, PhD, of the University of Montreal, and Stephen LaFranchi, MD,...
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Underactive Thyroid Within Normal Range May Affect Woman’s Ability to Conceive

Study suggests even mild thyroid dysfunction may contribute to unexplained infertility New research suggests that a slightly underactive thyroid may affect a women’s ability to become pregnant—even when the gland is functioning at the low end of the normal range, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The study...
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Case of the Month: Endocrine Board Review Online

endocrine review board This issue highlights Endocrine Board Review Online. Test your clinical knowledge and prepare for your exam with access to live course session recordings and case questions. Available on the online store. Clinical Vignette A 24-year-old man is referred after an acute episode of renal colic. Imaging studies show bilateral kidney stones. Metabolic workup is consistent...
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Addressing Controversies in Managing Low-Risk Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

A paper recently published in Endocrine Reviews is addressing the controversies that exist in managing low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), since these controversies expose patients to the risk of being over- or undertreated. The review, by Megan R. Haymart, MD, of the University of Michigan, et al, points out that the controversies extend across all...

Endocrine News provides the latest news and research articles on thyroid conditions and treatment. For more info read this month’s issue of Endocrine News.