Endocrine Diseases

Endocrine Diseases

There are currently 3 sets of guidelines that outline the management of thyroid nodules. A case in point here.

Would you biopsy a 1-cm mobile nodule in the thyroid area of this 55-year-old woman who had mantle field radiation for a childhood cancer?

Has this teen been abused? Cast your votes and see if you’ve answered this and the 4 other questions in this week’s quiz correctly.

Aldosterone has significant effects on vascular function and can decrease flow-mediated vasodilation.

Elevated serum gastrin will help confirm the presence of gastrinoma or multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

Incretin-based T2DM therapy is not a direct cause of pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer asserts the European Medicines Agency.

The news: elevated levels of FGF are a new risk factor for death in chronic kidney disease—a clinical situation replete with cardiovascular disease. Here: how practice should change in the face of these newly identified nontraditional cardiovascular risk factors in CKD.


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