Should hyperthyroidism be treated by surgery?


Although radioactive iodine has been shown to be an effective nonsurgical treatment for hyperthyroidism, surgery remains a major treatment methodology. Nodular goiters with hyperthyroidism, which are still common in Scandinavia and elsewhere in Europe, are most effectively treated with surgery. The carcinogenic effects of131I have not been fully determined… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01561492


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