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Comment les médecins de famille prennent-ils en charge l’hypothyroïdie infraclinique ?

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Virgini, Vanessa
Bischoff, Thomas
Frey, Peter
Rosemann, Thomas
Collet, T-H
Sykiotis, G
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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2014, vol. 10, no. 420, p. 526-529
Abstract Subclinical hypothyroidism is a common condition, and its prevalence increases with age. Currently, guidelines regarding the screening and treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism are controversial. An international survey of general practitioners (GPs), to which Swiss GPs also contributed, showed large inter-country variations in treatment strategies for subclinical hypothyroidism. These differences are mainly explained by the lack of strong evidence for the management of this condition. The European randomized-controlled clinical trial TRUST should help clarify recommendations for screening and thyroxin replacement for the elderly with subclinical hypothyroidism. Working in close collaboration with GPs in Switzerland for the recruitment of patients will ensure that the findings from this study will be applicable to primary care settings.
Keywords Hormone Replacement TherapyHumansHypothyroidism/drug therapyPhysician's Practice Patterns/statistics & numerical dataPhysicians, FamilyQuestionnairesRandomized Controlled Trials as TopicSwitzerlandThyroxine/therapeutic use
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Research groups Médecine interne générale et pédiatrie ambulatoires (968)
Groupe Jean-Michel Gaspoz (23)
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VIRGINI, Vanessa et al. Comment les médecins de famille prennent-ils en charge l’hypothyroïdie infraclinique ?. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2014, vol. 10, n° 420, p. 526-529. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:76791

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