Higher-but-within-normal TSH is associated with higher risk for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) in surgical series. Our recent clinical observations suggest that this is not the case in the presence of autoimmune thyroid...Read More
Is blood transfusion really required in simultaneous bilateral Total Knee Replacement: A retrospective observational study.
Simultaneous bilateral TKA (SBTKA) in a single sitting is an attractive option for medically fit patients, with end-stage osteoarthritis (OA) of both the knees. It is a cost-effective procedure but is associated with increased...Read More
This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of thyroid disease (TD) in untreated CD patients and to evaluate the effect of gender and age on its prevalence.Celiac disease (CD) is a form of intestinal malabsorption syndrome...Read More
Pregnancy Outcomes among Obese Pregnant Women with Hypothyroidism: Medical Record Review of a Single Tertiary Center in Saudi Arabia.
Background Thyroid disorder is common among pregnant women. Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common etiology of hypothyroidism among pregnant women. Many studies showed that hypothyroidism during pregnancy has been associated...Read More
Primary Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism in King Abdullah Hospital, Bisha, Saudi Arabia.
Background Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) concentration in cord blood measured at birth has been proposed as an indicator of congenital hypothyroidism (CH). Elevated TSH levels at birth were associated with cognitive and...Read More
To determine the molecular characterization and disease-associated complications of beta-thalassemia intermedia (-TI) patients in Sulaymaniyah province, northeastern Iraq.A total of 159 -TI) patients in Sulaymaniyah province,...Read More
Thyroid hormones are important factors that regulate metabolism and cell differentiation throughout the human body. A complication of thyroid pathology is represented by an alteration of the bone metabolism which can lead to...Read More
Safety and Efficacy of PD-1 Inhibitors Plus Chemotherapy in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas: A Retrospective Study.
Programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) inhibitors are ineffective as monotherapy for the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas (STS). However, increasing evidence shows that the combination of PD-1 inhibitors and chemotherapy is efficacious...Read More
Thyrotoxicosis after massive triiodothyronine (LT3) overdose: a coast-to-coast case series and review.
Excessive exogenous thyroid hormone ingestion may lead to severe thyrotoxicosis and cause potential harm. We have reviewed the literature and suggested that thyroid hormone supplementation should not be used to alleviate...Read More