Abstract Background: An in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles that regulate thyroid hormone homeostasis is critical for the development of new diagnostic and treatment approaches for patients with thyroid disease. Summary: Important clinical practices in use today for the treatment of patients with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, or thyroid cancer, are the result of laboratory discoveries made […]
Guidelines for the treatment of hypothyroidism prepared by the American Thyroid Association task force on thyroid hormone replacement.
Jacqueline Jonklaas, Antonio C. Bianco, Andrew J. Bauer, Kenneth D. Burman, Anne R. Cappola, Francesco S. Celi, David S. Cooper, Brian W. Kim, Robin P. Peeters, M. Sara Rosenthal, and Anna M. Sawka THYROID 24 (12), 2014 Abstract Background: A number of recent advances in our understanding of thyroid physiology may shed light on whysome […]
2014 European Thyroid Association guidelines for the management of subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy and in children.
John Lazarus, Rosalind S. Brown, Chantal Daumerie, Alicja Hubalewska-Dydejczyk, Roberto Negro, Bijay Vaidya Eur Thyroid J 2014; 3:76–94 Abstract: This guideline has been produced as the official statement of the European Thyroid Association guideline committee. Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) in pregnancy is defined as a thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) level above the preg- nancy-related reference range with […]
Cosponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association. Jeffrey R. Garber, Rhoda H. Cobin, Hossein Gharib, James V. Hennessey, Irwin Klein, Jeffrey I. Mechanick, Rachel Pessah-Pollack, Peter A. Singer, and Kenneth A. Woeber THYROID 22 (12), 2012 Background: Hypothyroidism has multiple etiologies and manifestations. Appropriate treatment requires an accurate diagnosis […]
Wilmar M. Wiersinga, Leonidas Duntas, Valentin Fadeyev, Birte Nygaard, Mark P.J. Vanderpump, European Thyroid Journal 2012;1:55–71 Background: Data suggest symptoms of hypothyroidism persist in 5–10% of levothyroxine (L-T4)-treated hypothyroid patients with normal serum thyrotrophin (TSH). The use of L-T4 + liothyronine (L-T3) combination therapy in such pa- tients is controversial. The ETA nominated a task […]
Graham H Beastall, Geoffrey J Beckett, Jayne Franklyn, William D Fraser, Janis Hickey, Rhys John, Pat Kendall-Taylor, Betty Nevens, Mark Vanderpump British Thyroid Foundation, British Thyroid Association, The Association for Clinical Biochemistry, July 2012 Abstract Purpose of the guidelines: It is hoped that the document will provide guidance for primary care physicians, specialist physicians, endocrinologists, […]