Belgian Thyroid club


First Trimester


Rodondi N et al:

Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of heart failure, other cardiovascular events, and death.

Arch Int Med 165:2460-2466, 2005 (comments by DG)

Gumeniek O et al:

Aggregation of high-normal TSH in hypertensive families.

JCEM 90:5985-5990, 2005 (comments by DG)

Luton D et al:

Management of Graves’ disease during pregnancy: the key role of fetal thyroid gland monitoring.

JCEM 90:6093-6098, 2005 (comments by DG)

Barrio R et al:

Graves’ disease in children and adolescents: response to long-term treatment.

Acta Paediatrica 94:1583-1589, 2005 (comments by DG)

Wekking EM et al:

Cognitive functioning and well-being in euthyroid patients on thyroxine replacement therapy for primary hypothyroidism.

Eur J Endocrinol 153:747-753, 2005 (comments by DG)

Pacini F et al:

Post-surgical use of radioiodine (131-I) in patients with papillary and follicular thyroid cancer and the issue of remnant ablation: a consensus report.

Eur J Endocrinol 153:651-659, 2005 (comments by DG)

Hemmincki K et al:

Familial risks for non medullary thyroid cancer.

JCEM 90:5747-5753, 2005 (DG)

Perros P et al:

A prospective study of the effects of radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism in patients with minimally active Graves’ ophthalmopathy.

JCEM 90:5321-5323, 2005 (comments by DG)

Kloos RT et al:

A single recombinant human thyrotropin-stimulated serum thyroglobulin (rh-TSH or “thyrogen”) measurement predicts differentiated thyroid carcinoma metastases three to five years later.

JCEM 90:5047-5057, 2005 (comments by DG)

Lucas A et al:

Postpartum thyroiditis: long-term follow-up.

Thyroid 15: 1177-1181, 2005 (commenst by DG)