Follow-up of a small randomized trial in Norway found that total thyroidectomy improved symptoms for up to five years but that complication rates were higher than expected.
28 Nov 2023
A new clinical guideline from ACP focuses on pharmacologic treatment of primary osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
1 May 2023
A 57-year-old man is evaluated during routine follow-up of hypoparathyroidism. He underwent resection of locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue base and received adjuvant radiation therapy. Hypoparathyroidism developed after treatment. Serum calcium, magnesium, and urine calcium excretion are measured. What measurement should also be obtained for management of this patient's hypoparathyroidism?
7 Nov 2023
Dr. McDonald led the College for seven years before stepping down.
1 Oct 2023
A 37-year-old transgender woman (genetic male, identifies as a female) requests feminizing hormone therapy. She was diagnosed with gender dysphoria by her psychiatrist in accordance with DSM-5 criteria. Following lab studies, what treatment risks should be reviewed with the patient?
6 Jun 2023
The College notes the passing of Frank Davidoff, MD, MACP.
1 May 2023
Only general internal medicine, endocrinology, and geriatrics had more women than men, and only 26% of full professors were women, according to an analysis of U.S. internal medicine faculty in 2018 to 2019.
20 Jul 2021
With targeted testing, especially in those who present with kidney stones and bone density issues, internists can help patients with this disorder get appropriate care.
1 Apr 2022
Patients gave higher ratings after a referral if the specialist trained with their primary care physician, a quasi-experimental study found.
10 Jan 2023
While parathyroidectomy was not associated with risk of estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in patients ages 60 years and older with primary hyperparathyroidism, there was reduced risk in younger patients, a retrospective study found.
11 Apr 2023