Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-7948

+44 1300 500008

Irfan Mohamad

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

  • Editorial Note   
    Thyroid Transplantation or Modification: If Selection Can Be Left to Patience
    Author(s): Irfan Mohamad*

    Data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 1999-2002) well-known shows three 7% occurrence of hypothyroidism in the overall population [1]. Ten million People or 4.6% of those surveyed said use of thyroid hormones (levothyroxine, liothyronine, or desiccated thyroid) [1]. Desiccated Thyroid Extract (DTE) of animal beginning has been used to deal with hypothyroidism since 1892 [2,3]. Several authors have formerly raised questions about standardization of levothyroxine (T4) and L-triiodothyronine (T3) in thyroid extract [3]. He transfer to a greater high-priced synthetic preparation, sodium L-thyroxine, was endorsed with inside the 1960’s [4].. View More»

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