Antithyroid drugs for the treatment of hyperthyroidism caused by graves' disease

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Abstract

Therapy for Graves' disease is not straightforward and often involves complex decision making. Long-term antithyroid drug therapy is appealing because it is nonablative, but it is not for everyone. The physician must weigh the advantages and disadvantages of antithyroid drug treatment and help the patient arrive at an individualized therapeutic strategy that is appropriate and cost-effective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-247
Number of pages23
JournalEndocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Biochemistry

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