Rafela Xavier Lacerda

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BACKGROUND In patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma considered to be free of the disease after initial therapy, the appropriate timing or necessity of subsequent stimulated thyroglobulin (Tg) testing is uncertain. The objective of this study was to determine the value of a repeat stimulated Tg in patients considered to be free of disease 6-12(More)
BACKGROUND In the presence of anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (TgAb), serum thyroglobulin (Tg) might be underestimated. Therefore, the American Thyroid Association does not recommend serum Tg after thyroid hormone withdrawal or recombinant human thyrotropin administration (stimulated Tg) and diagnostic whole-body scanning (DxWBS) in TgAb-positive patients who(More)
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