Antithyroid Drug Therapy And Cardiovascular Morbidity Overview The impact of thyroid function test (TFT) variability and its link to adverse health outcomes in antithyroid drug (ATD) therapy remains an unexplored area. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between TFT variability and cardiovascular morbidity during ATD therapy. Conducted at Tampere University Hospital,
Medullary Thyroid Cancer and vocal cord paralysis Overview Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a rare form of thyroid cancer that affects only 3-5% of all thyroid cancer cases in the United States. While the prognosis for MTC is generally good, there is a chance of vocal cord paralysis (VCP) due to the
thyroid malignancy and serum calcitonin Overview Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a rare type of thyroid cancer. It’s known to have poorer outcomes than differentiated thyroid cancer. In this article, the researchers aimed to identify areas for improvement in the preoperative evaluation of patients with possible MTC in a high-volume endocrine surgery
Thymoma Case Report: Entire-Tumor Calcification Background Thymoma is a type of anterior mediastinal tumor that is quite common. It represents around 50% of anterior mediastinal masses and around 20-30% of all types of mediastinal tumors. Thymomas are hard to distinguish between invasive or encapsulated types. Thymomas often affects patients in their middle ages.
Sugammadex versus Neostigmine in Thyroidectomy Today, many operations require changes in the level of intraoperative neuromuscular blockade. Historically, the drug neostigmine has been used to reverse the neuromuscular blockade, even if it was risky and the speed of reversal was unsatisfactory. There are also several related problems caused by neostigmine including
Benign Thyroid Nodule Removal and Patient Satisfaction The thyroid plays an important role in producing hormones that the blood carries to every tissue in the body. The thyroid helps regulate metabolism, the process by which the body turns food into energy, and keeps the organs functioning properly by helping the body