The Brazilian consensus for the diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism: recommendations by the Thyroid Department of the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

@article{Maia2013TheBC,
  title={The Brazilian consensus for the diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism: recommendations by the Thyroid Department of the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism.},
  author={Ana L. L. M. Maia and Rafael Selbach Scheffel and Erika Laurini de Souza Meyer and Gl{\'a}ucia Maria Ferreira da Silva Mazeto and Gisah Amaral de Carvalho and Hans -F. Graf and M{\'a}rio Vaisman and L{\'e}a Maria Zanini Maciel and Helton Estrela Ramos and {\'A}lfio Jos{\'e} Tincani and Nath{\'a}lia Carvalho de Andrada and Laura Sterian Ward},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de endocrinologia e metabologia},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={205-32}
}
INTRODUCTION Hyperthyroidism is characterized by increased synthesis and release of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland. Thyrotoxicosis refers to the clinical syndrome resulting from excessive circulating thyroid hormones, secondary to hyperthyroidism or due to other causes. This article describes evidence-based guidelines for the clinical management of thyrotoxicosis. OBJECTIVE This consensus, developed by Brazilian experts and sponsored by the Department of Thyroid Brazilian Society of… CONTINUE READING

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