Clinical AND Metabolism Data.
Normal (Table 1).
Miscellaneous Diseases (Table 1).
Nontoxic Goiters (Table 2).
Borderline Cases and Differential Diagnosis (Table 3).
Roentgen-Ray Series (Table 4).
Surgical Series (Table 5).
Miscellaneous Series (Table 6).
Interpretation of Data.
Effect of Rest.
Effect of Roentgen Ray.
Effect of Surgery.
Roentgen-Ray and Surgery Compared.
Relation of Metabolism to Other Factors.
Metabolism as a Guide to Treatment.
Four and one half years ago a study of the basal metabolism in exophthalmic goiter was started at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Preliminary reports on this work appeared in June, 1916,1 and in July, 1917.2 It was impossible for us at the latter date, because of the imminence of mobilization, to present more than the barest outline of our work, together with the conclusions drawn to that time.The original program of the research was to follow the metabolism and clinical condition of a series of cases of exophthalmic goiter over a period of several years, during which
MEANS JH, AUB JC. THE BASAL METABOLISM IN EXOPHTHALMIC GOITER. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1919;24(6):645–677. doi:10.1001/archinte.1919.00090290066008
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