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Practical Prevention --Thyroid D... by Jeff C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 6:21pm Practical Prevention --Thyroid Disease by Elizabeth Smoots, MD Thyroid Trouble: More Common Than You Might Think Over the years I've met many people with thyroid disease. It's probably the most frequent hormone problem I deal with as a family physician. It's also one of the most under-diagnosed and under-treated diseases in America toda ... Read on »
Thyroid surgery safe for older p ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:02pm Thyroid surgery safe for older patients, study finds AUGUSTA, Ga., 22 oct 2009 – Thyroid surgery is safe for older patients, say physicians who found only slight differences in rates of complications and hospital readmissions in a multi-year study. "We were pleasantly surprised," says Dr. Melanie W. Seybt, endocrine-head and neck surgeon at ... Read on »
Thyroid Surgery Riskier for Older Patients: Study by HealthFinder Posted Fri 30 Mar 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Those between 65 and 79 had twice the risk of serious side effects. FRIDAY, March 30 (Health ... Read on »
Save Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery with new Afirma Molecular Marker Test by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 12:00am Well thyroid patients heading to elective surgery for suspicious but not positive diagnosis of thyroid cancer, there is now a test, Afirma that can save you and 35,000 others this year from that surgery. It is a marker test with 143 genes, that if present on a 2 pass ultrasound guided FNA will give you a 96% chance it is benign. This is good eno ... Read on »
Study Examines Effort to Preserve Voice During Thyroid Surgery by Medline Plus Posted Fri 16 May 2014 4:00pm Researchers use electrodes to monitor vocal cord during procedure Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Thyroid Cancer , Thyroid Diseases , Voice Disorders Read on »
The Thyroid Surgery – Includes a Nasty Pic! by Rozzibee Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 12:00am 2 Comments 05Nov10 I am home from hospital. I didn’t have to discharge myself, they were more than happy to let me go! I arrived at the hospital at 7.30am yesterday. Neil dropped me off while he and Jake parked up. Then it worked out that he wasn’t allowed onto the admissions bay wit ... Read on »
Combat Hypothyroidism with Thyax by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Thyax can help your thyroid be healthy WHOE xperiences Hypothyroidism? Causes of hypothyroidism The cause of hypothyroidism is the result of several factors, including underlying conditions. These include; Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: This is the most common cause of hypothyroidism and is categorized as an inherited conditio ... Read on »
Surgery for Benign Thyroid Cystic Nodules? Not Anymore! There is a New Medical Treatment Using Injection of Alcohol call PEI by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 42 year old female with a large visible mass on the right thyroid lobe. She had local symptoms and did not like the looks of the mass, as it distorted her thin neck. Her thyroid tests were normal, but a complex cyst was seen in the right lobe on ultrasound. An FNA and drainage of the cyst fluid was done. The free hand FNA done without ultrasound ... Read on »
Surgery for Benign Thyroid Cystic Nodules? Not Anymore! There is a New Medical Treatment Using Injection of Alcohol call PEI by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 42 year old female with a large visible mass on the right thyroid lobe. She had local symptoms and did not like the looks of the mass, as it distorted her thin neck. Her thyroid tests were normal, but a complex cyst was seen in the right lobe on ultrasound. An FNA and drainage of the cyst fluid was done. The free hand FNA done without ultrasou ... Read on »
Why I Need to Know About Alternatives to Surgery for my Large Simple Goiter by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm There are not many therapy alternatives to surgery if you have a goiter. The large goiter may be causing obstructive symptoms, or harbor a cancer. The obstructive component can be evaluated by MR, and pulmonary function testing, including flow loop to see if there is any upper airway obstruction. Any suspicious nodules found on ultrasound need t ... Read on »