Treatment options for hyperthyroidism.


Antithyroid drugs induce sustained remission in only 55% of cases. Radioiodine, the overwhelming choice of specialists, may pose risks, including aggravation of ophthalmopathy. Surgical ablation should be considered only if a highly skilled surgeon is available. Thyroid storm requires aggressive management, and definitive treatment is needed for toxic adenoma or toxic multinodular goiter.

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@article{Wartofsky1996TreatmentOF, title={Treatment options for hyperthyroidism.}, author={Leonard Wartofsky}, journal={Hospital practice}, year={1996}, volume={31 9}, pages={69-73, 76-8, 81-4} }