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  1. Recommended reading

    ... for anyone wishing to learn more about specific aspects of thyroid dysfunction or disease. The list is continually updated, so do check ... GJ. Standardization of a bioassay for TSH receptor stimulating autoantibodies . Thyroid 2014; Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print] Link ...

  2. Recommended reading – key published papers from 2017 as chosen by our Scientific Committee Members

    ... 2017 has been a rich and diverse year in terms of thyroid research and publications. We asked our Scientific Committee Members ... of 235,547 individuals who had at least one serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) measurement in the period 1995 to 2011 (7.3 years ...

  3. Highlights of the 39th European Thyroid Association Annual Meeting

    ... 3–6, 2016 The annual meeting of the European Thyroid Association (ETA) provided a well-balanced program of high level ... molecules binding to the transmembrane region of the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor were discussed by Marvin Gershengorn ...

  4. Congress Report: Highlights from the 2017 annual meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA 2017)

    ... October 18-22, 2017 The annual meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) took place in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, ... bioassays which allow the accurate measurement of specific stimulating and blocking TSH receptor antibodies. These functional antibodies ...

  5. Thyroid dysfunction: Frequently asked questions among patients

    (Patient question) If I haven’t had goitre or thyroid surgery in the past, why would I develop hypothyroidism? ... the diagnosis is refined by also measuring levels of thyroid stimulating hormone ( TSH ), which is produced in the brain and acts on the ...

  6. Thyroid disease in the elderly – the basics

    By not undertaking thyroid function testing we may underestimate the impact of thyroid dysfunction ... patients According to population studies, thyroid stimulating hormone ( TSH ) levels increase slightly as age advances. This is interpreted ...

  7. Thyroid dysfunction and cardiovascular risk

    A. Effects of thyroid hormone on the cardiovascular system Triiodothyronine (T3) is ... increased in patients with undetectable serum thyroid stimulating hormone ( TSH ; HR 1.94, CI 1.01–3.72). 11,16 ...

  8. Hypothyroid patients are not all the same: Part 1 – Issues in levothyroxine replacement

    Of all the different thyroid disorders, the management of hypothyroidism is the one that appears to ... since all that is needed is to replace the insufficient hormone with a synthetic one. The American Thyroid Association guidelines for ... age, sex, etiology of hypothyroidism, degree of thyroid stimulating hormone ( TSH ) elevation, presence of cardiac disease and, in ...

  9. Highlights of the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

    ... November 2, 2014, Coronado, California, USA, http://www.thyroid.org/events/84th-annual-meeting-of-the-ata/ Focus on: ... growth of thyroid nodules. Furthermore, preoperative thyroid stimulating hormone ( TSH ) levels are known to correlate with lymph node ...

  10. Thyroid disease and pregnancy

    ... IQ in the offspring.1 With the upper cut-off thyroid stimulating hormone ( TSH ) levels of 2.5 mU/L and 3 mU/L that have been ...

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