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    • Meet Dr. Segkos!

      Questions and Answers with Konstantinos Segkos, MD Dr. Segkos joined the Thyroid Institue to Utah in the Summer of 2017. Get to know our new Endocrinologist and hear how he may be able to assist you ...

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    • Obesity As A Disease

      OBESITY AS A DISEASE When the American Medical Association (AMA) recently named obesity a disease, it was a sign of growing concern about weight problems. More than one third of adults and almost one ...

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    • New Original Thyroid Research

      Dr. Shahzad Ahmad’s thyroid research was recently accepted for future publication with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. Dr. Ahmad concluded that ultrasound elastrography is a ...

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    • Minimally-Invasive Surgery: The Latest Way of Performing Parathyroid Surgery

      Minimally-invasive parathyroid surgery has become the preferred way to treat parathyroid disease for the following reasons: Less Pain. Faster Recovery. The incision is very small – usually about 1 ...

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    • Get a Second Opinion Before Thyroid Surgery

      Up to 30% of thyroid nodule biopsies are found to be inconclusive for cancer. Now, the Thyroid Institute of Utah offers a new gene expression test, available as part of the Afirma Thyroid FNA ...

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    • Minimally-Invasive Surgery: The Latest Way of Performing Parathyroid Surgery

      Minimally-invasive parathyroid surgery has become the preferred way to treat parathyroid disease for the following reasons: Less Pain. Faster Recovery. The incision is very small – usually about 1 ...

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    • How One Patient Avoided Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery

      A very pleasant 39-year old school teacher was told after a biopsy performed at a southern Utah hospital that she needed thyroid surgery. She scheduled the surgery within 2 weeks and thought to get a ...

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    • Is Radioactive Iodine/Radiation for Your Thyroid Cancer Necessary?

      Author: Dr. Segkos Each patient is different, and they should be treated no other way! We have seen tremendous progress in the field of thyroid cancer. Nowadays, we have a much better understanding of ...

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    • Thyroid Cancer Screening

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    • New Original Thyroid Research

      Dr. Shahzad Ahmad’s thyroid research was recently accepted for future publication with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. Dr. Ahmad concluded that ultrasound elastrography is a ...

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    • Graves’ Hyperthyroidism and Child-Bearing Women

      Should the Approach to Management of Graves' Hyperthyroidism in Women of Child-Bearing Age Be Revised? In the past/present, Graves disease is routinely treated with antithyroid medications during ...

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    • Is Serum TSH Not the Gold Standard for Thyroid Treatment?

      It is well established that in normal subjects 15% to 20% of the circulating T3 is directly secreted from the thyroid. In hypothyroid patients, it is known that T3 concentrations can be lower when ...

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