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  1. Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for 1-2% of all thyroid cancers. The clinical course of metastatic disease can be indolent. Our aim was to characterize the natural history of disease to evaluate the...

    Authors: Georgia Geller, Janessa Laskin, Winson Y. Cheung and Cheryl Ho

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2017 10:6

    Content type: Research

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  2. Pregnancy and delivery markedly influence thyroid function. However, the comparative prevalence of gestational thyrotoxicosis (GT), new onset of Graves’ disease during pregnancy (GD during pregnancy), postpart...

    Authors: Akane Ide, Nobuyuki Amino, Takumi Kudo, Waka Yoshioka, Mako Hisakado, Eijun Nishihara, Mitsuru Ito, Shuji Fukata, Hirotoshi Nakamura and Akira Miyauchi

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2017 10:4

    Content type: Research

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  3. Struma ovarii is a rare monodermal germ cell tumor where the ovary is comprised of at least half thyroid tissue. This phenomenon may indicate an embryological origin.

    Authors: J. Colin Boyd, Blair A. Williams, Matthew H. Rigby, Katharina Kieser, Saul Offman, Hemlata Shirsat, Jonathan R. B. Trites, S. Mark Taylor and Robert D. Hart

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2017 10:3

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Authors: Luigi Bartalena, Eric Fliers, Nicola Hellen, Peter N. Taylor, Arron Lacey, Daniel Thayer, Mohd Draman Yusof, Arshiya Tabasum, Illaria Muller, Luke Marsh, Marian Ludgate, Alex Rees, Kristien Boelaert, Shiao Chan, Scott Nelson, Aled Rees…

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2017 10(Suppl 1):2

    Content type: Meeting abstracts

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  5. Authors: Leonard Wartofsky, Peter Smyth, Josef Köhrle, Ryszard Anielski, Marian Slowiaczek, Pawel Orlicki, Rafal Czepczynski, Jacek Daroszewski, Alicja Hubalewska-Dydejczyk, Aldona Kowalska, Maria Kurowska, Joanna Malicka, Anna Oszywa-Chabros, Agnieszka Zwolak, Jerzy S. Tarach, Krzysztof C. Lewandowski…

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2016 9(Suppl 1):6

    Content type: Proceedings

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  6. Hypothyroidism is a common condition, particularly in the older population. Thyroid hormone requirements change with age and serum TSH levels also alter, especially in older patients. However, in practice labo...

    Authors: Salman Razvi, Lorna Ingoe, Vicky Ryan, Simon H. S. Pearce and Scott Wilkes

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2016 9:5

    Content type: Research

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  7. Although the majority of thyroid nodules are benign the process of excluding malignancy is challenging and sometimes involves unnecessary surgical procedures. We explored the development of a predictive model ...

    Authors: Justyna Witczak, Peter Taylor, Jason Chai, Bethan Amphlett, Jean-Marc Soukias, Gautam Das, Brian P. Tennant, John Geen and Onyebuchi E. Okosieme

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2016 9:4

    Content type: Research

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  8. It is eight years since Thyroid Research was launched with an aim to enhance opportunities for scientists and clinicians, working in the rapidly advancing field of thyroidology, to publish their research (Thyroid...

    Authors: Bijay Vaidya and Andrzej Lewinski

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2016 9:3

    Content type: Editorial

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  9. A change in a thyrometabolic state from severe hypothyroidism to thyrotoxicosis is very uncommon, but possible in some circumstances.

    Authors: Krzysztof Lewandowski, Katarzyna Dąbrowska, Jacek Makarewicz and Andrzej Lewiński

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2016 9:1

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Though compliance (or adherence) problems, as well as inappropriate levothyroxine (L-T4) intake (e.g. with meal, other drugs or certain foods that can significantly affect absorption) are very common, the issue i...

    Authors: Krzysztof C. Lewandowski, Katarzyna Dąbrowska, Iwona Komorowska-Dudek and Andrzej Lewiński

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:16

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Several meta-analyses have been performed comparing the use of a variety of ultrasonic devices in thyroidectomy to conventional procedures. These studies have shown the superiority of ultrasonic devices for mo...

    Authors: Hang Cheng, Ireena Soleas, Nicole C. Ferko, Jeffrey W. Clymer and Joseph F. Amaral

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:15

    Content type: Review

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  12. Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a C-cell neoplasm. Surgery remains its main treatment. Promising therapies based on tyrosine kinase inhibitors demand careful patient selection. We previously observed that tw...

    Authors: Thierry Ragot, Claire Provost, Aurélie Prignon, Régis Cohen, Michel Lepoivre and Sylvie Lausson

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:13

    Content type: Research

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  13. Thyroperoxidase (TPO) is a membrane-bound protein essential for the production of thyroid hormones; because of this, TPO expression may be impaired in selected thyroid diseases. The goal of this study is to an...

    Authors: Yurena Caballero, Eudaldo M. López-Tomassetti, Julián Favre, José R. Santana, Juan J. Cabrera and Juan R. Hernández

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:12

    Content type: Research

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  14. Circulating thyrotropin receptor messenger ribonucleic acid (TSHR mRNA) assay has been validated in the follow-up of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) because of its high sensitivity during thyroid hormon...

    Authors: Surasawadee Ausavarat, Jiraporn Sriprapaporn, Busara Satayaban, Wanna Thongnoppakhun, Aunchalee Laipiriyakun, Boontham Amornkitticharoen, Rujaporn Chanachai and Chaveevan Pattanachak

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:11

    Content type: Short report

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  15. The ratio of serum free triiodothyronine (FT3) to free thyroxine (FT4) has been shown to be constant in healthy adults. However, this ratio has been found to be decreased in athyreotic adult patients on levoth...

    Authors: Yuji Oto, Koji Muroya, Junko Hanakawa, Yumi Asakura and Masanori Adachi

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:10

    Content type: Research

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  16. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the primary cause of long-term adult disability in the United States. Increasing evidence suggests that low T3 levels immediately following acute ischemic stroke ...

    Authors: Lena M. O’Keefe, Sarah E. Conway, Alexandra Czap, Carl D. Malchoff, Sharon Benashski, Gilbert Fortunato, Ilene Staff and Louise D. McCullough

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:9

    Content type: Short report

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  17. Treatment of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) includes suppression of TSH with levothyroxine therapy, which may negatively influence bone mineral density (BMD), but the effects are controversial. We aime...

    Authors: Thaís Gomes de Melo, Lígia Vera Montalli da Assumpção, Allan de Oliveira Santos and Denise Engelbrecht Zantut-Wittmann

    Citation: Thyroid Research 2015 8:7

    Content type: Research

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