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Pathological tumor-node-metastasis (pTNM) staging for papillary and follicular thyroid carcinomas: a retrospective analysis of 700 patients.
The TNM classification is useful in distinguishing patients with different prognostic outcomes, however, the small patient numbers in pTNM stages other than stages I precludes it from evaluating its usefulness as a guide for therapy. Expand
Treatment guidelines for patients with thyroid nodules and well-differentiated thyroid cancer. American Thyroid Association.
A set of minimum clinical guidelines for use by primary care physicians in the evaluation and management of patients with thyroid nodules or thyroid cancer was developed by consensus by an 11-memberExpand
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
Analyzing prognostic factors and treatment outcomes in patients with ATC reported in the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data base concluded that aggressive multimodal therapy in selected patients may improve survival. Expand
Follicular thyroid carcinoma: Histology and prognosis
The authors studied the clinical course of 132 patients with FTC to determine whether there was a direct relation between the histologic degree of invasion, tumor recurrence, and patient survival. Expand
Basic and Clinical Endocrinology
Basic & Clinical Endocrinology, fourth edition superbly reviews contributions of molecular biology to endocrinology and the practical implications of these advances and combines basic pathophysiology with practical clinical applications. Expand
Interferon-alpha induced thyroid dysfunction: three clinical presentations and a review of the literature.
Three patients who developed symptomatic, autoimmune-mediated thyroid dysfunction during treatment with interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) for chronic active hepatitis C with liver cirrhosis, age-relatedExpand
Influence of lymphocytic thyroiditis on the prognostic outcome of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Patients treated for differentiated nonmedullary thyroid carcinoma at University of California-San Francisco over a 25-yr period showed a relatively common occurrence of LT in patients with PTC, and it was believed that lymphocytic infiltration developed mainly in response to the tumor itself. Expand
Treatment guidelines for patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Standards of Care Committee, American Thyroid Association.
A set of minimum clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism were developed by consensus of a group of experienced thyroidologists to be used by physicians in their care of patients with thyroid disorders, with the expectation that more effective care can be provided, and at a cost savings. Expand
Basic & Clinical Endocrinology
This is the best-selling reference in endocrinology! Authoritative, concise, and current, this "all-in-one" text focuses on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine disorders.Expand
The Effect of Thyroid Hormone on Skeletal Integrity
Women with a history of hyperthyroidism or thyroid-stimulating hormone suppression by thyroid hormone should have skeletal status assessed by bone mineral densitometry, preferably at a site contain...