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2015 American Thyroid Association Management Guidelines for Adult Patients with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: The American Thyroid Association Guidelines Task Force on Thyroid
BACKGROUND Thyroid nodules are a common clinical problem, and differentiated thyroid cancer is becoming increasingly prevalent. Since the American Thyroid Association's (ATA's) guidelines for theExpand
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Guidelines for the treatment of hypothyroidism: prepared by the american thyroid association task force on thyroid hormone replacement.
BACKGROUND A number of recent advances in our understanding of thyroid physiology may shed light on why some patients feel unwell while taking levothyroxine monotherapy. The purpose of this taskExpand
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Primary Aldosteronism: Factors Associated with Normalization of Blood Pressure after Surgery
Primary aldosteronisma syndrome characterized by hypertension, suppressed plasma renin activity, and excessive secretion of aldosteronewas originally described by Conn in 1955 (1). AlthoughExpand
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A comparison of biochemical tests for pheochromocytoma: measurement of fractionated plasma metanephrines compared with the combination of 24-hour urinary metanephrines and catecholamines.
We compared the diagnostic efficacy of fractionated plasma metanephrine measurements to measurements of 24-h urinary total metanephrines and catecholamines in outpatients tested for pheochromocytomaExpand
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Clinical review 170: A systematic review and metaanalysis of the effectiveness of radioactive iodine remnant ablation for well-differentiated thyroid cancer.
Radioactive iodine remnant ablation destroys residual thyroid tissue after surgical resection of papillary or follicular thyroid cancer. We systematically reviewed 1543 English references toExpand
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American Thyroid Association Guidelines on the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Task Force Review and Recommendation on the Proposed Renaming of Encapsulated Follicular
American Thyroid Association (ATA) leadership asked the ATA Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Guidelines Task Force to review, comment on, and make recommendations related to theExpand
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Patients' adherence to osteoporosis therapy: exploring the perceptions of postmenopausal women.
OBJECTIVE To explore the experiences and perceptions of postmenopausal women regarding strategies to improve adherence to osteoporosis therapy. DESIGN Qualitative, mixed phenomenologic study usingExpand
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A systematic review examining the effects of therapeutic radioactive iodine on ovarian function and future pregnancy in female thyroid cancer survivors
Background  For women with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC), the effect of radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy on gonadal and reproductive function is an important consideration.
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Controversies in primary treatment of low-risk papillary thyroid cancer
In many parts of the world, incidence of papillary thyroid cancer is increasing faster than any other malignancy. Most papillary thyroid cancers that are diagnosed are small and are generallyExpand
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