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A comparison of recombinant human thyrotropin and thyroid hormone withdrawal for the detection of thyroid remnant or cancer.
Recombinant human TSH has been developed to facilitate monitoring for thyroid carcinoma recurrence or persistence without the attendant morbidity of hypothyroidism seen after thyroid hormoneExpand
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Radioiodine and the treatment of hyperthyroidism: the early history.
Little was known about iodine metabolism in the mid-1930s, but when Saul Hertz and his chief, J. Howard Means, at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) realized in 1936 that radioiodine could beExpand
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Abstract—Radioiodines, particularly 131I, may be released into the environment in breach-of-containment nuclear reactor accidents and localize in and irradiate the thyroid with an attendant risk ofExpand
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Radioiodine treatment of 524 cats with hyperthyroidism.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a protocol for subcutaneous radioiodine treatment of cats with hyperthyroidism in which the dose was determined on the basis of severity of the cat's clinical signs, thyroidExpand
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Feline hyperthyroidism: pretreatment clinical and laboratory evaluation of 131 cases.
Hyperthyroidism was diagnosed in 131 cats during a 3 1/2-year period. The cats ranged in age from 6 to 20 years; there was no breed or sex predilection. The most frequent clinical signs includedExpand
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Evaluation of environmental, nutritional, and host factors in cats with hyperthyroidism.
The pathologic changes associated with hyperthyroidism (adenomatous hyperplasia, adenoma of the thyroid gland) have been well characterized in cats, but the pathogenesis of these changes remainsExpand
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Malignant and benign neoplasms of the thyroid in patients treated for hyperthyroidism: a report of the cooperative thyrotoxicosis therapy follow-up study.
ABSTRACT Data concerning the occurrence of malignant and benign thyroid neoplasms in patients treated for hyperthyroidism have been collected at 26 medical centers in the Cooperative ThyrotoxicosisExpand
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Cancer Mortality Following Treatment for Adult Hyperthyroidism
Context.—High-dose iodine 131 is the treatment of choice in the United States for most adults with hyperthyroid disease. Although there is little evidence to link therapeutic 131I to the developmentExpand
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Iodine supplementation for pregnancy and lactation-United States and Canada: recommendations of the American Thyroid Association.
The fetus is totally dependent in early pregnancy on maternal thyroxine for normal brain development. Adequate maternal dietary intake of iodine during pregnancy is essential for maternal thyroxineExpand
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Procedure guideline for therapy of thyroid disease with (131)iodine.
Oral administration of 131I has been a commonly accepted procedure for treatment of benign and malignant conditions of the thyroid since the 1940s. Physicians responsible for treating such patientsExpand
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