Hyperthyroidism

Common Name(s)

Hyperthyroidism

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The British Thyroid Foundation

To provide people with the highest standard of support and information based on the best current medical evidence and patient experiences, to work in partnership with medical professionals and patients in order to facilitate a better understanding of thyroid disorders, and to ensure all people have access to appropriate treatment and care.

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2015

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The British Thyroid Foundation

To provide people with the highest standard of support and information based on the best current medical evidence and patient experiences, to work in partnership with medical professionals and patients in order to facilitate a better understanding of thyroid disorders, and to ensure all people have access to appropriate treatment and care.

http://www.btf-thyroid.org

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hyperthyroidism" returned 693 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A rare case of methimazole-induced cholestatic jaundice in an elderly man of Asian ethnicity with hyperthyroidism: A case report.
 

Author(s): Hongjian Ji, Feng Yue, Jianxiang Song, Xiaohua Zhou

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(49):e9093.

 

Methimazole is an antithyroid drug that is widely used for the treatment of hyperthyroidism. As an inhibitor of the enzyme thyroperoxidase, methimazole is generally well-tolerated. However, there have been increasing reports of methimazole-induced liver damage, although this effect ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Hyperthyroidism in children at the University Hospital in Dakar (Senegal)].
 

Author(s): Djibril Boiro, Demba Diédhiou, Babacar Niang, Djiby Sow, Mandiaye Mbodj, Anna Sarr, Aliou Abdoulaye Ndongo, Aliou Thiongane, Modou Guèye, Lamine Thiam, Ndiogou Seck, Yaay Joor Dieng, Abou Ba, Idrissa Demba Ba, Ibrahima Mané Diallo, Ousmane Ndiaye, Said Nourou Diop

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Hyperthyroidism in children is rare and constitutes a problem because of its psychosomatic impact. This study aimed to present an overview of the state of knowledge on these aspects in children from Dakar.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Treatment of hyperthyroidism with radioiodine during hemodialysis: Report of one case].
 

Author(s): Claudia Hurtado, María Soledad Báez, Anabel Bate, Claudio Opazo, Mauricio Troncoso

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2017 May;145(5):673-677.

 

Although radioiodine (131-I) can be used as treatment of hyperthyroidism for patients in hemodialysis, its use is limited and the experience is mainly related to differentiated thyroid carcinoma. We report a 58 years old female on hemodialysis with recurrent hyperthyroidism after ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Hyperthyroidism" returned 66 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Takotsubo Myocardiopathy and Hyperthyroidism: A Case Report and Literature Review.
 

Author(s): Darío Rueda, Rafael Aguirre, Damián Contardo, Paola Finocchietto, Silvia Hernandez, Horacio di Fonzo

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BACKGROUND Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TM), also called stress myocardiopathy or transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome, is characterized by acute left ventricular dysfunction with reversible wall motion abnormalities. TM resembles acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hyperthyroidism and the Heart.
 

Author(s): Patricia Mejia Osuna, Maja Udovcic, Morali D Sharma

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;13(2):60-63.

 

Thyroid hormones have a significant impact on cardiac function and structure. Excess thyroid hormone affects cardiovascular hemodynamics, leading to high-output heart failure and, in late stages, dilated cardiomyopathy. In this review, we discuss how hyperthyroidism affects cardiovascular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hyperthyroidism-associated hypercalcemic crisis: A case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ke Chen, Yanhong Xie, Liling Zhao, Zhaohui Mo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(4):e6017.

 

Hyperthyroidism is one of the major clinical causes of hypercalcaemia, however, hyperthyroidism-related hypercalcemic crisis is rare, only 1 case have been reported. The potential mechanisms are still not too clear. It may be related that thyroid hormone stimulate bone turnover, elevate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Thermogenesis in Hyperthyroidism and Effect of Anti-Adrenergic Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hyperthyroidism

 

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2018

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Serum Betatrophin Levels and Its Influencing Factors in Patients With Hyperthyroidism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hyperthyroidism

 

Last Updated: 5 Jul 2016

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Efficacy and Safety of Cholestyramine and Prednisolone as Adjunctive Therapy in Treatment of Overt Hyperthyroidism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hyperthyroidism; Graves Disease

 

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2017

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