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Endocrine research advances ‘raise more questions than answers’

October 30, 2014

CORONADO, Calif. — Possible birth defects caused by propylthiouracil (PTU) and methimazole and the efficacy of radioactive iodine treatment after thyroidectomy were among the past year’s many clinical advances reviewed during the opening session at the American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting.

Presented by Douglas S. Ross, MD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-director, Thyroid Associates, Massachusetts General Hospital, in a session entitled, “Recent Developments and Future Challenges in Thyroidology,” Ross told Endocrine Today that the studies he chose to talk about, “raised more questions than answers.”

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