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We investigated, in 20 patients with Graves' disease and presenting with both a surgically induced hypothyroid state and increased serum antibodies (Ab) to the TSH receptor (R) levels, the relationships between thyroid status and the serum TSH-R or peroxidase (TPO) Ab levels under L-T4 treatment and after L-T4 cessation. The prevalence of positive TSH-R Ab(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of visceral surgery in patients over the age of 90 years by defining the indications, prognostic factors and short-term and intermediate results. This study was based on 50 patients operated between 1983 and 1987, consisting of 46 women and 4 men with a mean age of 92 years and a range of 90 to 98(More)
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