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Fertility awareness among medical and non-medical students: a case-control study
BackgroundTo compare the understanding and perceptions of fertility issues among medical and non-medical University students.MethodsIn a prospective case-control study, using a 43 item questionnaireExpand
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Risk factors for postoperative bleeding after thyroid surgery
Postoperative bleeding after thyroid surgery is a feared and life‐threatening complication. The aim of the study was to identify risk factors for postoperative bleeding, with special emphasis on theExpand
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Hashimoto's thyroiditis affects symptom load and quality of life unrelated to hypothyroidism: a prospective case-control study in women undergoing thyroidectomy for benign goiter.
BACKGROUND Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) is a common disease, and is the most prevalent cause of hypothyroidism. Symptoms and diseases associated with HT are considered to be caused by hypothyroidism.Expand
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Cross-sex hormone therapy alters the serum lipid profile: a retrospective cohort study in 169 transsexuals.
INTRODUCTION Cross-sex hormone therapy (CSHT) is known to lead to alterations in the serum lipid profile. However, the available reports in the literature are problematic, because of methodologicalExpand
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Kinetics of serum parathyroid hormone during and after thyroid surgery
Hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy is thought to result from surgical damage to the parathyroid glands. This study analysed postoperative outcomes related to perioperative parathyroid hormone (PTH)Expand
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Intra- and postoperative parathyroid hormone-kinetics do not advocate for autotransplantation of discolored parathyroid glands during thyroidectomy.
BACKGROUND Thyroidectomy continues to pose the risk of typical complications, including postoperative hypocalcemia and permanent hypoparathyroidism. The strategic decision on how to preserveExpand
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Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in type 2 diabetics: symptom load and pathophysiologic aspects - a retro-pro study
BackgroundInformation about gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with Diabetes mellitus type 2 (T2D) is scarce, although the incidence of both disorders is increasing.We aimed toExpand
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The impact of thyroid function on intrauterine insemination outcome - a retrospective analysis
BackgroundHashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common endocrinopathy in premenopausal women, and is associated with various gynecological problems, including recurrent miscarriage and unexplainedExpand
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Quality of life in type 2 diabetics with gastroesophageal reflux disease: a case control study
SummaryBackgroundTo compare health- and disease-related quality of life (QoL) in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).MethodsIn aExpand
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Quality of life after thyroid surgery in women with benign euthyroid goiter: influencing factors including Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
BACKGROUND Hashimoto's thyroiditis is associated with decreased quality of life (QoL). Thyroid surgery could hypothetically lead to an increase in QoL. METHODS In a follow-up analysis of aExpand
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