Lower Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Hyperthyroidism with Surgery

October 23, 2018

Which common treatment method for hyperthyroidism will lower a patient's risk for cardiovascular disease? Authors of a new study sought to find out.

Reference: Essi R, Saara M, Heini H, et al. Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality after treatment of hyperthyroidism with either radioactive iodine or thyroidectomy. Thyroid. 2018;28:1111-1120.