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  1. 18 November, 2019

    Adrenal gland surgery: How to select the best approach?

    Abordaje de la cirugía de la glándula adrenal

    Before any type of surgery, including adrenal gland surgery, the surgeon needs to work with a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and determine preoperative biochemical management, anatomical location, cardiopulmonary evaluation and necessary optimization. Once these conditions have been met, it is crucial to select the most appropriate surgical approach to guarantee the best surgical and oncological results.

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  2. 13 August, 2019

    Thyroiditis: What is it, diagnosis and treatment options

    Tiroiditis autoinmune tiroiditis de hashimoto

    Thyroiditis is a group of thyroid diseases primarily characterised by an inflamed thyroid. This term encompasses a wide range of entities. From rare acute infectious thyroiditissubacute lymphocytic thyroiditis or drug-induced inflammation, to the more common chronic autoimmune thyroid inflammation or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.

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  3. 22 October, 2018

    Thyroid nodule diagnosis, how to tell if it is benign

    Diagnóstico del Nódulo tiroideo - diagnòstic del nòdul tiroïdal

    The importance of studying a thyroid nodule lies in being able to gauge the nature thereof; i.e., we are concerned whether it is benign or not. Once we have this information, we can plan the course of action to take. Nowadays, we have highly reliable and specific thyroid nodules diagnostic tests. Let us see what they are and how they work… Leer más…

  4. 13 June, 2018

    Postoperative hypothyroidism: Symptoms, causes and what to do

    Hipotiroidismo postquirúrgico

    As we have mentioned previously, levels of thyroid hormone/levothyroxine need to be adequate after thyroid surgery. In spite of physicians seeing patients periodically for follow-up of symptoms and testing, primarily with thyrotropin (TSH), in some patients, TSH levels will remain slightly elevated on apparently correct doses of thyroid hormone. These patients, with low levothyroxine or high TSH levels, experience the unpleasant symptoms of postoperative or subclinical hypothyroidism.

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