Richard C Rowe

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The optimal method for determining iodine-131 treatment doses for Graves' hyperthyroidism is unknown, and techniques have varied from a fixed dose to more elaborate calculations based upon gland size, iodine uptake, and iodine turnover. Patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism (n = 88) who had not been previously treated with radioactive iodine were randomized(More)
Testosterone is recognized to have a positive effect on nitrogen balance and muscle development in hypogonadal men, but significantly myopathy secondary to testosterone deficiency has been reported only rarely. We describe a patient who presented with a myopathy associated with testosterone deficiency, and who demonstrated a significant functional and(More)
INTRODUCTION Anemia and diabetes are risk factors for short-term mortality following an acute myocardial infarction(AMI). Anemia is more prevalent in patients with diabetes. We performed a retrospective study to assess the impact of the combination of diabetes and anemia on post-myocardial infarction outcomes. METHODS Data relating to all consecutive(More)
The availability of a sensitive and specific bioassay (BA) for PRL in human serum has made possible a comparative assessment of PRL bioactivity and immunoactivity in normal and abnormal serum specimens. Serum was studied from 20 normal subjects and 54 patients with a variety of disorders relating to PRL secretion. The correlation between the results of both(More)