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  1. Aggressive “case finding” is warranted for subclinical hypothyroidism

    Most thyroid society guidelines strongly recommend active ‘case finding’ and aggressive testing of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels to identify high-risk individuals. 1 ... this patient’s TSH was between 2.5–10 mU/L, thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPOAb) levels were assessed, and were found to be ...

  2. Subclinical hypothyroidism and coronary heart disease: A case for early detection and treatment

    Even mild cases of thyroid disease are linked to coronary heart disease, lipid abnormalities and ... Introduction Presentation of patients with thyroid disorders can range from those with overt illness at both ends of the ... (HR: 2.6 [95% CI, 1.43 to 4.74]), despite being thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPO) negative. Those with SCH and positive anti-TPO ...

  3. Congress Report: ENDO 2015

    Thyroid disorders and their management received major coverage in this ... 54.5% of the L-thyroxine and 66.7% of the placebo arms. Thyroid symptom scores were similar but the HRQoL questionnaire showed more ... in iodine uptake and processing such as NIS and thyroid peroxidase. The MAPK pathway is a principle pathway in the pathogenesis of ...

  4. Congress Report: ENDO 2016

    ... Usage Practical Section placement Manage Thyroid Online Topics Thyroid disorder Tags ENDO ... are more severe, ophthalmopathy may be present, thyroid peroxidase (TPO) and anti- TSH receptor antibody tests may be positive and ...

  5. Scientific Highlights from the 2015 International Thyroid Association Congress

    Progress in thyroid research over the past decade was showcased at this meeting in Lake ... and Graves’ disease represent both ends of the spectrum of thyroid autoimmunity, according to Dr Sandra McLachlan (Cedars-Sinai Medical ... 2006;91:2587–91); reflecting that treatment of thyroid peroxidase antibody positive pregnant women with LT4 might reduce miscarriage. ...