In the 10-year period between 1945 and 1954, about 2,000 patients with hyperthyroidism were treated with radioactive iodine at the Thyroid Clinic of The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Of these, 1,603 cases had adequate data available for interpretation. This is the largest series of hyperthyroid patients treated in this manner reported to date. Other extensive series of cases treated with radioactive iodine are listed in table 1.
Data concerning the 1,603 patients were coded on IBM (International Business Machine) punch cards and then subjected to critical analysis. This communication reports the effect of the gross character of
THE TREATMENT OF TOXIC NODULAR GOITER WITH RADIOACTIVE IODINE: 10 YEARS' EXPERIENCE WITH 436 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;52:976–1013. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-5-976
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(5):976-1013.
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