Treatment of Orbital Disorders

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Identifier 20130211_nanos_journalclubsympos_02-1
Title Treatment of Orbital Disorders
Creator M. Tariq Bhatti, MD, Duke Health
Subject Selenium; Graves' Orbitopathy; Thyroidectomy; Radioiodine; Radiotherapy
Description Graves' orbitopathy (GO) is the most common cause of unilateral and bilateral proptosis in clinical practice. GO is most often associated with hyperthyroidism due to Graves' disease (GD) but some patients can be euthyroid or hypothyroid.1,2 Approximately 70% of patients with GD have subclinical evidence of GO, but fortunately few patients (less than 5%) have severe disease resulting in visual loss from a compressive optic neuropathy. The majority of patients with GO have mild symptomatic disease that requires only supportive therapy. Although great strides have been made in our understanding, detection and management of GO there still remains several unanswered questions. In particular two important questions that still remain are: 1) Which patient with GD will develop GO or have worsening of their GO? 2) What is the optimum treatment regiment for patients with GO? This symposium will review 4 recently published clinical trials on the effect of GD treatment (medical, surgical, and radioactive iodine) on the d elopment and progression of GO. In addition, the results of a pilot study on the use of prolonged low dose orbital radiation in GO will be discussed.
Relation is Part of NANOS 2013: Jorunal Club
Contributor Primary Bhatti, MT
Contributor Secondary Prasad, Sashank
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2013-02-11
Type Image/MovingImage
Format video/mp4
Format Creation application/video
Source 2013 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2013. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6ms70k9
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2015-01-12
Date Modified 2017-02-01
ID 184405
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