Prevalence of thyroid disorders in elderly people in Germany. A screening study in a country with endemic goitre.

@article{Verburg2017PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of thyroid disorders in elderly people in Germany. A screening study in a country with endemic goitre.},
  author={Frederik Anton Verburg and Inge Grelle and Kathrin Tatschner and Christopher Reiners and Markus Luster},
  journal={Nuklearmedizin. Nuclear medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={9-13}
}
AIM In a screening study on people of working age the prevalence of morphological thyroid disorders was 33.1 %. It is not known precisely whether this further increases after retirement. The present study aimed to establish whether the increase in the prevalence of morphological and functional thyroid disorders continues beyond working age in elderly citizens. METHODS 223 participants were recruited in an institute for geriatric rehabilitative medicine. All patients were screened by thyroid… CONTINUE READING

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