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Symposium on Thyroid 1995: What's New?

In September 1995, the Thyroid Foundation of Canada and the Thyroid Foundation of America jointly sponsored a symposium offering an up- to-date review of common thyroid problems by experts from around the world. Here we feature summaries of these talks by Drs. Basil S. Hetzel, Robert Volpé, Anthony D. Toft, Paul Walfish, W. Michael G. Tunbridge, David Becker, and David S. Cooper.

IODINE DEFICIENCY AND EXCESS: A WORLD PROBLEM
Dr. Basil S. Hetzel
Chairman, International Council for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders
North Adelaide, Australia Read Summary [+]

GRAVES' DISEASE
Dr. Robert Volpé
Director, Endocrinology Research Laboratory, Wellesley Hospital
Toronto, Ontario Read Summary [+]

OTHER FORMS OF HYPERTHYROIDISM
Dr. Anthony D. Toft
Consultant Physician, Royal Infirmary
Edinburgh, Scotland Read Summary [+]

HYPOTHYROIDISM: THE HIDDEN DISEASE
Dr. W. Michael G. Tunbridge
Director of Postgraduate Medical Education and Training,
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England Read Summary [+]

THYROID DISEASE DURING & AFTER PREGNANCY
Dr. Paul Walfish
Senior Attending Physician, Div. of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Mount Sinai Hospital; Toronto, Ontario Read Summary [+]

RADIATION AND THE THYROID
Dr. David Becker
Director, Div. of Nuclear Medicine, The New York Hospital
Cornell Medical Center; New York, New York Read Summary [+]

THYROID NODULES AND THYROID CANCER: EVALUATION AND TREATMENT
Dr. David S. Cooper
Associate Director, Thyroid Clinic
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Baltimore,Maryland Read Summary [+]

Copyright © 1995 Thyroid Foundation of Canada/La Fondation canadienne de la Thyroïde.
Reprinted from Thyrobulletin, Vol. 16, No. 3, 1995.
To order a reprint ($2 P&H) contact the National Office or your local chapter.

Reviewed 2000