American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ATA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Gene expression classifier accurate for benign nodule detection

September 22, 2016
DENVER — Most thyroid nodules identified as benign with a gene expression classifier, or GEC, remain benign and do not undergo surgical…
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Latest clinical, basic thyroid research highlighted at ATA annual meeting

September 21, 2016
Attendees heading to this year’s annual meeting of the American Thyroid Association can expect to learn about the latest advances in…
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Maternal free thyroxine levels may affect early brain development in offspring

October 23, 2015
Adverse effects were found for early brain development in offspring of mothers with both low and high free thyroxine levels, according to recent…
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Low BMD likely in postmenopausal women with Graves’ disease

October 23, 2015
Most postmenopausal patients with Graves’ disease had low bone mineral density while in the hyperthyroid state, according to recent study…
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Higher free thyroxine levels may increase sudden cardiac death risk

October 22, 2015
An increased risk for sudden cardiac death was found with higher free thyroxine levels, even in patients with normal thyroid function, according to…
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Survey shows wide variance in management of thyroid nodules

October 20, 2015
In a web-based survey, clinicians reported taking a variety of approaches to managing thyroid nodules. Nicole O. Vietor , MD
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Levothyroxine therapy decreases low birth weight in subclinical hypothyroidism

October 20, 2015
Fewer babies with low birth weight and low Apgar score were born to pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism who started levothyroxine therapy…
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Hyperthyroidism may increase dementia risk in women

October 19, 2015
An increased risk for dementia in women was associated with higher free thyroxine levels, even in the normal range; however, no risk increase was…
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Hyperthyroidism linked to rehospitalization, CV morbidity

October 19, 2015
Rehospitalization and cardiovascular morbidity are more common in patients with hyperthyroidism compared with healthy controls and patients with…
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Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology effective

October 19, 2015
The Bethesda system for reporting thyroid cytopathology is effective for predicting thyroid cancer prevalence and providing important prognostic…

Meeting Calendar

American Thyroid Association

September 21, 2016 - September 25, 2016

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