ea0028p351 | Thyroid | SFEBES2012
, Handley Graham
, Razvi Salman
Background: Graves hyperthyroidism is treated with anti-thyroid drugs (ATD) for 1218 months, after which ~50% of patients remain euthyroid. Risk factors predicting relapse are: male gender, younger age, orbitopathy, large goitres, severe hyperthyroidism at diagnosis and smoking. Recent reports suggest measurement of TBII at ATD cessation is useful in predicting risk of relapse. Aim: To prospectively investigate whether TBII levels at cessation of ATD therapy are us...