Effect of lugol solution on thyroid gland blood flow and microvessel density in the patients with Graves' disease.

CONTEXT Although some endocrine surgeons administer Lugol solution to decrease thyroid gland vascularity, there is still not an agreement on its effectiveness. OBJECTIVE The aims of this clinical trial are to evaluate thyroid blood flow and microvessel density in patients with Graves' disease who received Lugol solution treatment preoperatively. DESIGN… (More)