Latest Advances

  • Condition: Thyroid Storm
  • Journal: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
  • Treatment Used: Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Combined with Total Thyroidectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using a combination of plasma exchange and thyroidectomy for the treatment of a thyroid storm.
  • Condition: Mental Health Related Thyroid Crisis
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Intramuscular Levothyroxine
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This article reported on a patient with thyroid storm and severe behavioral problems treated with parenteral levothyroxine.
  • Condition: Thyrotoxicosis-Induced Cardiomyopathy
  • Journal: Heart & lung : the journal of critical care
  • Treatment Used: Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 37-year-old woman with thyrotoxicosis (excessive thyroid hormone)-induced cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart) treated with propylthiouracil, potassium iodide drops, hydrocortisone, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
  • Condition: Benign Thyroid Nodules
  • Journal: Journal of cancer research and therapeutics
  • Treatment Used: Combination Hydrodissection and Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 137
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a combination hydrodissection and radiofrequency ablation therapy to treat patients with benign thyroid nodules.
  • Condition: Thyrotoxicosis
  • Journal: Endocrine
  • Treatment Used: Therapeutic Plasmapheresis (TPE)
  • Number of Patients: 46
  • Published —
This study evaluated results experience on a rapid, effective, and reliable alternative treatment modality in thyrotoxic (excessive thyroid hormone) patients.
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