A variety of patient-specific factors impact the outcomes of subclinical hypothyroid treatment, endocrinologist Christian Nasr, MD, explains.
Screening guidelines vary for subclinical hypothyroidism. Endocrinologist Christian Nasr, MD, discusses the risks and benefits of screening and treatment.
Subclinical hypothyroidism is fairly common. Endocrinologist Christian Nasr, MD, discusses the upper limits of normal for TSH and what causes of elevated TSH levels.
The goal of thyroid hormone replacement is to achieve clinical and biochemical euthyroidism. Unless there is pituitary compromise, TSH continues to be the most reliable marker of adequacy of thyroid hormone replacement, says Cleveland Clinic’s Christian Nasr. MD.