Endocrino Step 3

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Endocrino Step 3
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2014-06-02 20:13:03
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  1. what are the only causes of elevated RAIU
    • graves
    • Pituitary hyperthyroid
  2. rx for Graves
    Radioactive iodide
  3. silent thyroiditis vs subacute
    • silent will have antibodies to hashimotos
    • subacute no abx
  4. rx for thryoid storm
    • iodide
    • ptu
    • dexamethasone
    • propranolol
  5. when do you remove parathryoid
    • symptomatic
    • high calcium >12.5
    • renal failure
    • high urinary 24 hr calcium
  6. rx for high ca
    • fluids
    • loops
    • bisphosphonates
    • calcitonin
  7. dx of metastatic pheo
    mbig scan
  8. best initial rx for prolactinoma of brain
    refractory cases
    • bromocriptine
    • carbergoline

    mri
  9. best initial test for acromegaly
    most accurate
    • igf like factor
    • failure to suppress GH with glucose
  10. rx for growth hormone excess
    • surgery
    • octerotide
    • carbergoline
    • pegvisomant

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