O. J. MENARD, M.D.; L. M. HURXTHAL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The object of this study was to determine what changes take place in the size and shape of the heart before and after subtotal thyroidectomy for hyperthyroidism. One hundred and fifteen cases were observed in which roentgenograms were taken before and at various phases during and after treatment.
The group of patients studied in this report do not represent a consecutive series. Forty-six cases were followed from a consecutive series of one hundred1; the remainder were isolated cases which we have collected during the past five years. Roentgenograms were taken when the patient was first seen
MENARD OJ, HURXTHAL LM. Changes Observed in the Heart Shadow in Toxic Goiter before and after Treatment12. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1634–1643. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-12-1634
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(12):1634-1643.
Cardiology, Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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