HELMUT DENNIG DR.
Even though, in the present day treatment of hyperthyroidism, operation is more frequently resorted to than is conservative treatment, nevertheless the latter still has a wide field of usefulness which is well worth reviewing. In Germany, opinion is still very much divided concerning the value of non-operative treatment. There are clinics where patients are seldom brought to operation and others which use only operative treatment. The majority probably occupy a middle ground. In this connection, I may refer to the questionnaire which we presented to several clinics a year ago.1
A great many misunderstandings have arisen because of the fact
DENNIG H. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: THE NON-OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF HYPERTHYROIDISM1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:1472–1478. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-8-1472
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(8):1472-1478.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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