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Sorafenib a Possible Option for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma?

Sorafenib might be a suitable option for treating advanced MTC, when the standard drugs are not available.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Lab Case 101 – Interpretation

HHS usually develops over a course of days to weeks, unlike diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which develops more rapidly, over the course of a few days. Often, a preceding illness results in several days of increasing dehydration. Adequate oral hydration may be impaired by concurrent acute illness (eg, vomiting) or chronic comorbidity (eg, dementia, immobility).  
emergucate.com
over 3 years ago
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Thyroid Cancer Name Change: Proposal or Done Deal?

Reclassifying a type of thyroid cancer that does not metastasize and has a low risk for recurrence as noncancer will have many beneficial effects going forward. But is the change final?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Hormone Therapy Safe After Ovarian Cancer

Hormone therapy use after treatment for nonserous epithelial ovarian cancer was not tied to reduced overall survival, and may have extended disease-free survival in women younger than 55 years.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Graves' Disease Presenting After Total Thyroidectomy

What was the unusual cause of this patient's thyrotoxicosis many years after total thyroidectomy?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Radiologists Call for Consensus on Thyroid Nodule Guidelines

What comprises a suspicious thyroid nodule? When is biopsy indicated? The answers can be unclear because society guidelines vary. Consensus among radiologists, endocrinologists, and others could help.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Thyroid

hyper-, hypo-, and a bit on cancer  
Mrs Malaika Smith
over 3 years ago
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Adrenocortical Cancer: Mortality and Prognostic Markers

What do we know about this rare cancer? Could certain markers help predict prognosis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Small-Fiber Neuropathy in Prediabetes Less Benign Than Believed

Nerve-fiber length is not a predictor of which neurons will degrade first in diabetic neuropathy, new data hint. Nor is prediabetes as benign as thought. But editorialists question the findings.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Thyrotoxicosis After Consumption of Dietary Supplements

This case highlights the potential dangers of unregulated dietary supplements, in this instance "diet pills" which contained clinically relevant amounts of triiodothyronine.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Amniotic Membrane Allograft for Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Is dehydrated amniotic membrane allograft safe and effective in the management of chronic diabetic foot ulcers?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance Worth It in High-Risk Patients

Surveillance of patients at high risk for pancreatic cancer is relatively successful in that it can detect potentially cancerous lesions at a resectable stage.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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PEM Pearls: Hydrocortisone stress-dosing in adrenal insufficiency for children

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pearls: Hydrocortisone stress-dosing in adrenal insufficiency for children. By Dr. Delphine Huang and Dr. Sonny Tat.  
aliem.com
over 3 years ago
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Management of Primary Aldosteronism: Guideline Update

The Endocrine Society updates recommendations calling for expanded screening for patients with primary aldosteronism, due to the significantly higher cardiovascular risk for such patients who go untreated.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pancreatic Cancer: Chemoradiotherapy vs Chemo Alone

Results from the LAP07 trial show no survival advantage for chemoradiotherapy vs chemotherapy alone in locally advanced pancreatic cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Detecting Ovarian Cancer: Study Suggests a Role for CA 125

A multimodal approach to ovarian cancer screening that includes CA 125 testing may reduce death from the disease, a Lancet study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New Risk-Stratification Guidelines for Thyroid Nodules

Using pattern recognition to stratify risk for thyroid nodules will also help with resource management, says Dr Jennifer Sipos.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Diabetic Foot

Diabetic Foot overview causes symptoms treatment options  
youtube.com
over 3 years ago
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Emerging Standards in the Management of Advanced Differentiated Thyroid Cancer CME

: Drs Haugen and Bowles discuss the management of 2 patients whose thyroid cancer progresses at different rates over several years.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Radiosurgery in Patients With Acromegaly or Cushing Disease

A new study reports on the incidence of hypopituitarism after gamma knife radiosurgery in patients with acromegaly or Cushing's disease.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago