[Thyroxine in an amount of 150 micrograms daily for the prevention of the recurrence of goiter].


24 patients, who had undergone a subtotal thyroidectomy, were given 150 micrograms thyroxine daily for 6 weeks for prevention of goiter recurrency. 14 patients had been included in an earlier reported study using 75 micrograms thyroxine daily. Prior to this trial 10 patients had 100 micrograms thyroxine daily; the 14 above mentioned patients had had no… (More)


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