Amiodarone-associated thyrotoxicosis (AAT): experience with surgical management.


Amiodarone (Cordarone), a benzofuran derivative containing two atoms of iodine per molecule (37% of molecular weight), has recently been released in the United States for the management of refractory cardiac arrhythmias. While it was still under investigation, 529 patients were managed with this drug at the Mayo Clinic between 1981 and 1986; eight of them… (More)


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