Belgian Thyroid club


Second Trimester

Program :


Eckstein AK et al:

Thyrotropin receptor autoantibodies are independent risk factors for Graves’ ophthalmopathy and help to predict severity and outcome of the disease.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 91: 3464-3470, 2006

Smallridge RC et al:

Monitoring thyroglobulin in a sensitive immunoassay has comparable sensitivity to recombinant human TSH-stimulated thyroglobulin in the follow-up of thyroid cancer patients.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 92: 82-87, 2007

Szinnai G et al:

Sodium/Iodide Symporter (NIS) gene expression is the limiting step for the onset of thyroid function in the human fetus.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 92: 70-76, 2007

Ogawa T et al:

Preoperative evaluation of thyroid pathology in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.

Thyroid 17: 59-62, 2007

Asvold BO et al:

The association between TSH within the reference range and serum lipid concentrations in a population-based study: the HUNT study.

European Journal of Endocrinology 156: 181-186, 2007

Bolk N et al:

Effects of evening versus morning thyroxine ingestion on serum thyroid hormone profiles in hypothyroid patients.

Clinical Endocrinology 66: 43-48, 2007

Rago T et al:

Combined clinical, thyroid ultrasound and cytological features help to predict thyroid malignancy in follicular and Hürthle cell thyroid lesions: results from a series of 505 consecutive patients.

Clinical Endocrinology 66: 13-20, 2007

Costante G et al:

Predictive value of serum calcitonin levels for preoperative diagnosis of medullary thyroid carcinoma in a cohort of 5.817 consecutive patients with thyroid nodules.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 92: 450-455, 2007

de Geus-Oei L-F et al:

18F-FDG PET reduces unnecessary hemithyroidectomies for thyroid nodules with inconclusive cytologic results.

Journal of Nuclear Medicine 47: 770-775, 2006

Burns P & Timon C:

Thyroid pathology and the globus symptom: are they related? A two year prospective trial.

Journal of Laryngology and Otology 121: 242-245, 2007